Laura is the CEO of the Snapology franchise system. Laura, along with her sister Lisa, founded Snapology in 2010. Snapology’s mission is to provide educational play to children using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex and other interactive mediums. Snapology provides coding, robotics and S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programs to children of all abilities, including gifted children and those with extra needs.
Laura oversees the daily operations of the Snapology franchise; including franchisee support, lead generation, systems development, curriculum development and the function of the local Pittsburgh-South franchise.
Prior to starting Snapology, Laura held a successful career as a health care actuary for 20+ years. As a health care actuary, she held senior-level positions with Aetna, CVS Pharmacare, Eckerd Health Services and Mercer Human Resource Consulting. In these roles, Laura was responsible for providing actuarial and strategic guidance for pharmacy, dental and behavioral health products. Laura has also presented to various State legislatures and members of the US Senate and House of Representatives on various topics involving prescription drug programs.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Penn State University. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She lives in the Pittsburgh area with her two children.