Laura joined PayneWest as a select benefit planning account manager in 2017 and currently resides in Bend, Oregon. She has been working in the financial and insurance industry since 2009. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing. Laura originally started in the insurance and financial industry with Country Financial and then worked as a private client banker for the last six years with JPMorgan Chase. She enjoys educating her clients and developing strong relationships with the groups she supports. Laura is currently licensed in life and health insurance. Laura is looking forward to working toward the accredited customer service representative as well as many other credentials.When Laura is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family. She has two little boys, Luke and Will. Laura and her husband, Chris, enjoy bike riding, hiking, camping as well as the many other activities that Central Oregon has to offer.