Laurie broke the glass ceiling becoming a Program Director and Operations Manager in the 4th largest radio market after being a progressive FM rock DJ, Music Director and Consultant for over 30 years.
She is also a star photographer, both celestial and terrestrial. Her celestial photos have appeared in Astronomy Magazine as well as other publications and several galleries throughout the southwest. Her more down to earth photography has been featured in a documentary about the band Kansas, on the cover of Georgiana Steele-Waller's autobiography, inside David Spero's autobiography, the Classic Rock Concert Series, Vintage Guitar Player magazine, M Music Magazine, Crossroads Magazine, Rock Meets Classic and countless other publications and websites.
She has authored three books all featuring her photography and art, one about Steve Walsh, astronomy and her own autobiography.
Laurie ran for the Arizona House of Representatives, was instrumental in the 1st binding Internet election and has worked in city, county and state government, education, IT, web design and astronomy research facilities.
Her music has been featured in Relix Magazine, CMJ, Global Rhythm Magazine, Radio and Records Magazine, M Music Magazine, Amplifier, NAPRA Magazine and many more. She now has 4 albums to her credit.