Laurie is currently the Executive Director of Experience+, and spearheads a variety of collaborative campus efforts and oversees the UM-Dearborn Career Services Office. She has presented at a variety of conferences, and has published several articles on technology and campus collaboration as well as developing leadership skills. She participated in the CLIR/EDUCAUSE Leading Change Institute in 2014.
She was a volunteer with Youth For Understanding (YFU) for almost 30 years, and has created and implemented many of the sessions used at the orientations that prepare American high schools students for their year or semester abroad. Additionally, she trained the trainers who lead the sessions for these students for many years.