Education and TrainingBS Marketing, Economics & Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College, Wellesley MA
Personal BackgroundA sixth generation Californian, Laurie grew up in San Marino and attended Westridge School for Girls. Laurie attended Babson College in Wellesley, MA and received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Economics and Entrepreneurial Studies. After several years with the Boston office of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Laurie returned to Pasadena in 1989 with her husband David. While David started their award winning retail furniture business Elements Furniture, Laurie continued her career in advertising and marketing with J. Walter Thompson, Great Western Bank and finally Union Bank of California as VP, Marketing of Consumer Lending before joining Elements as Director of Marketing. After Elements was sold in 2004, Laurie went on to found Turner Marketing Group, a marketing and consulting group serving small and emerging businesses focusing on retail marketing, strategy and operations. Laurie’s now joins her love of historic Pasadena, the areas homes and a successful 30 year marketing career into a rewarding and successful real estate career with Coldwell Banker. Throughout her career clients and customer service have always been at the forefront. Every customer has different wants and needs but, the level of service provided never waivers.
Community InvolvementKappa, Kappa Gamma sorority Board of Directors, Women’s Committee of the Pasadena Symphony Association Board of Advisors, Pasadena Symphony Association Board of Directors, San Rafael Neighborhoods Assn Board of Directors, Lipstick Angels Taproot Foundation