Born in Nice, France, Laura studied Arts and Business Management at the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France, one of Austin’s Sister Cities. She has volunteered all over the world from Romania to China to Africa. Laura and her husband Fred moved to Austin in 2012. Since then, she has been managing operations and logistics for large facilities and luxury vacation rentals in and around Austin. She is the creator of Ola Lab, handcrafted eco-friendly housewares, and Skip the Hotel, celebrity property management. Laura holds numerous certifications including First Aid, Fire Warden Trainer, OSHA, ADA, and Active Shooter. She is also a graduate of Austin’s Citizen Police Academy. Laura is excited to join half Helen as the Operations Manager chiefly responsible for the service delivery aboard optical Prime. She is currently working toward earning her Commercial Driver’s License so she will be able to move optical Prime in an emergency. hH is looking forward to enjoying Laura’s many talents!