Laura grew up on Long Island, N.Y., and started riding and showing when she was 6; she rode whatever pony or horse was available. She received her first horse for her 13th birthday and showed equitation as a junior and then jumpers. Laura moved to Virginia in 1993 where she resides with her husband.
She started at the Chronicle in March of 2011. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and visiting the wonderful vineyards and breweries of Virginia.