Laura ensures that operations, administrative and marketing functions at Cydan are seamless enabling the company to focus on accelerating the development of rare genetic disease therapies. Often, she is the one who provides the connection point between patients, scientists and business development.
Prior to joining Cydan, Laura was administrative director at Home Market Foods, a specialty provider in the retail and foodservice industry. Previously, she worked with the managing general partner of Highland Capital Partners, a global venture capital firm, where she focused on administrative coordination, fundraising and portfolio management, and she was investor relations manager at Ezenia! Inc., a secure collaboration solutions company, where she served as the company spokesperson for individual and institutional shareholders, brokers and analysts.
Laura received a BSBA from Middlesex College and an executive administration degree from the Burdett School of Business. She also holds degrees from The Financial Executives Institute and The National Investor Relations Institute.