Laura Sheppard - Senior Director
Laura joined the HOSA team in 2016 as the Chief of Staff where her focus was program management and strategic initiatives. Laura “grew up” with HOSA as a staff member at HOSA’s National Leadership Conference for more than 17 years. For eight years, Laura worked in alumni relations providing a strong background in nonprofit management and event marketing.
She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Management and Society and earned her Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University in 2018.
She enjoys traveling far and wide, reading the next bestseller (preferably on a sandy beach), and spoiling her nieces and nephews.