Meet the Instructors

Laura Pierce

Founder and Principal Consultant, Laura Pierce Consulting

In 1998, Laura Pierce founded Laura Pierce Consulting, an organization dedicated to helping nonprofits thrive. In her work, Pierce helps her clients with strategic planning, board development, leadership transitions and capacity building. Since starting her company, she’s worked with hundreds of nonprofits and feels honored to learn from and support the missions of many worthy organizations each year.

Prior to doing consulting, Pierce worked in higher education, education reform and civil rights organizations. She has taught nonprofit governance and leadership through the University of Washington, Seattle University, ArtsFund, the Nonprofit Assistance Center and United Way of King County. She holds a Master in Public Administration from the University of Washington with a concentration in nonprofit management.