Serial Entrepreneur. A founder of Core Concepts in 2012, leaving behind the corporate world for building her own brands and focusing on her passions in life. Event planning opens her creative abilities and bring clients vision to life. With a knack for flavors, ingredients and food pairings she finds passion in building menus for food and beverage and combining flavors to clients a most unique experience. Laurie has years of experience working in FOH and BOH with major corporations like Pepin Distributing, Levy Restaurants for Tampa Bay Bucs, and Front Burner Brands overseeing training and development and sales and marketing strategies, putting on events from intimate dinners to 5,000-person RNC convention parties. She has a passion for wellness focusing on diet and nutrition as it relates to your gut flora and microbiome and effects of overall health getting to the underlying issues of disease. Opening her own clinic and directing sales for integrated medical start-ups, a goal is to teach others a functional approach to health and wellness, to take healthcare into their own hands and not just mask your symptoms but to identify the underlying issues. Skilled in Business Operations and Training and Development, Sales and Marketing, Relationship Building, and Leadership. Strong combined expertise in integrated health and nutrition from extensive history in restaurants and patient care. Event creator, food blogger, with a knack for health and wellness. Laurie will continue to grow her brands, build passion around helping others and bring their event and business visions to life.