Laurie recently joined the Town of Gilbert, AZ as Deputy Town Manager over Innovation. She is providing leadership to the Innovation Hub which comprises of Digital Government, IT, HR and the Budget office. Prior to the Town of Gilbert, Laurie was the Global Director of Customer Experience for Intel. Her team focused on delivering a differentiated experience for Intel's customers and partners. Laurie worked for Intel for 17 years championing a variety of new initiatives. She won many awards including the Intel Quality Award (Intel’s internal Malcom Baldridge quality award) and is an industry recognized expert. Prior to Intel, Laurie worked for Forrester Research and Gateway, Inc. in sales and technology consulting roles. She is currently President of the Board of Directors for Experience Matters, a Phoenix based non-profit.