Laura Wingfield

By Stand Up, Inc. | Employment Specialist

Nov 20

Laura Wingfield

Employment Specialist

Laura received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication from George Mason University in 2016.

She worked as a team-building facilitator at an outdoor challenge course and was promoted to assistant director of staff development. Here Laura gained valuable skills in experiential education, workplace training, and communication which she uses daily in her work with Stand Up, Inc.

Laura came to Stand Up in December 2017. She loves empowering individuals to expand their problem-solving skills and enrich their workplace experiences by seeking new opportunities. One of Laura’s missions is to show her customers how immense their contributions are to their workplaces and their communities.

Laura’s first job was in food service at a retirement home, where she appreciated the opportunity to learn from individuals with expansive and diverse life experiences. Laura also has experience in outdoor adventure trip-leading and organic farming.

Laura thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2018. Her interests include health, fitness, and sustainability. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Lynchburg Grows, reading, and listening to podcasts.

Favorite Quote:

“The conductor of an orchestra doesn’t make a sound.” – Benjamin Zander