Laura is an experienced consultant and entrepreneur who helped develop and launch Work EvOHlution, due to her passion for enhancing distributed worker success. Laura holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Calgary, specializing in the human dynamics of distributed leadership and teamwork. She has completed and published extensive research on the critical success factors for effectively leading distributed teams. Laura also coordinated a major telework research project through the Haskayne School of Business in Calgary (2004-05), and has co-authored a book on the topic (Growing the Virtual Workplace, 2008). Further, she has developed and delivered seminars on distributed teams for organizations and universities.
Laura is an entrepreneur who also founded Canada Career Counselling and co-founded the Leadership Success Group, a Calgary-based leadership consulting firm. She is currently an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary, and enjoys actively participating in research and supervising/teaching students.