Associate Executive Director
Director of Finance & Administration
Associate Director of Operations
Laura has worked and volunteered with several nonprofit organizations. She served as an AmeriCorps volunteer, directing a reading program for elementary school students, and prior to joining Support Center worked as an Enrollment Coordinator at Utah Health Policy Project, a health policy and healthcare access nonprofit. Laura is a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) and obtained her Master of Social Work with a focus in Social Enterprise Administration from Columbia School of Social Work. She holds a BA in Social Work and Management from St. Olaf College.
Executive Transition Consultant
In addition to her work as an interim leader and transition consultant, Richmond has served as a policy leader for New Jersey’s Division of Juvenile Services and was the lead on efforts to move those services out of the Department of Corrections. She served as Associate Director of the Partnership for New Jersey, a forum for the chief executives of major corporations. Richmond has been honored for her work on behalf of children by appointment to the Child Life Protection Commission and by having been awarded the Grace Boskey Award for outstanding volunteerism for children. Most recently she was honored to receive the Champion of Justice award by Volunteer Lawyers for Justice.