Laurie is the owner, coach, consultant, and facilitator for New Horizon Strategies (www.newhorizonstrategies.com). This female-owned business has over a decade of experience in project management, system management, strategic planning, and process improvement that enable a full suite of opportunities to aid you and your company in achieving the highest level of effectiveness.
Laurie's NASA experience has centered on project and system engineering and management. She completed Kepner Tregoe Project Management training, and is a certified NASA Black Belt, NASA Green Belt, and Lockheed Martin Green Belt. She has been trained via numerous NASA leadership classes and assessment courses. Laurie has received multiple awards for her services and accomplishments with NASA.
Laurie greatly enjoys public speaking and has given technical presentations at various locations around the world. She teaches a spacecraft life support systems workshop at the International Space University, ISU, (to Space Studies Program and Masters of Space Systems students). At the 2010 ISU Alumni Conference, Laurie presented in concert with the first Romanian astronaut (and lead of the UN COPUOS), as well as the executive producer for "Orphans of Apollo". She’s given presentations to schools, universities, companies, and professional associations both nationally & internationally to audiences of 350+.
Laurie's vision is to create a harmonious balance of honesty and accountability to sustain a respectful relationship while helping clients, team members, and leaders accomplish their goals. She is interested in helping those she works with achieve personal and professional effectiveness through coaching, consulting, and facilitation to foster lasting and meaningful results.
Laurie's specialties are her abilities to connect people and clearly integrate major elements for visionary problem solving. She is skilled in effectively communicating, writing, operating MS Office programs, organizing large teams, maintaining schedules and cost control, and facilitating/implementing process improvement.
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Kansas State University: BS, Biological and Agricultural Engineering 1999
Activities and Societies: Society of Women Engineers, KSU Residence Hall Services, KSU Recreation (Natatorium), International Culture Nights, Racial and Ethnic Harmony Weeks
College of Executive Coaching: Advanced 128-hour ICF Accredited Certification, Executive & Personal Coaching 2012
Pursuing International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coaching (PCC) certification
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Extended Campus: Masters of Science, Technical Management 2005
International Space University: Certificate of Completion, Space Studies 2008
- American Society of Training and Development
- Women's Leadership Advisory Board
- Workforce Solutions
- College of Executive Coaching
- Brene Brown Connections
- 5 o'Clock Club Career Coaching
- Workshop Leader