The Executive Director of Kids In a New Groove, Laura has been employed by KING since 2013.
Having previously served as Program Manager, she not only carries an intimate understanding of our program, the youth in foster care we serve, our partners, and our Mission, but she also has the experience and vision to lead KING to a brighter and more musical future.
Laura received her Bachelor’s and Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Degrees from Abilene Christian University. After graduating, she began her career in foster care as a Director of Intake for a national child placing agency. She worked there for 5 years prior to Kids in a New Groove, verifying and training foster homes as well as placing children into the foster homes.
She quickly adopted the Austin culture and is a music aficionado who is incredibly involved in the local music scene.
Chairman of the Board
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Vice President, Strait Music Company
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Instructor of Psychology at Huston-Tilloston University
Program Committee Chair
Systems Analyst, Managing and Reporting Statistics, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Founder of Kids in a New Groove & Lifetime Board Member
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