Meet the Advancement Team
A graduate of Princeton University, Laurie began her career in education teaching history at Regis High School in New York City. A native of Long Island, she is delighted to be exploring New York with her English husband and their two young children.
An alumna of New York City independent schools, Laura has a B.A. in political science from Loyola University Maryland and an M.P.A. from CUNY’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. Born and raised in New York, Laura has lived in Florence, Italy, Baltimore, and Minneapolis. She is fluent in Spanish and Italian, and loves spending time with her children.
Sophie graduated from Hewitt in 2018 and received a B.A. in English literature from Colgate University. She served as vice president of Colgate’s Black Student Union, where she frequently liaised between students, faculty, and alumni. After college, Sophie began her career in financial public relations at Dukas Linden Public Relations as a junior account executive. A New York City native, she loves scouring the streets for new restaurants, going on long walks, and hanging out with her American Shorthair, Zora.
Emily began her career in the startup world, working in sales at LivingSocial. She then served as the assistant director of annual giving at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia. Her three years at SSSAS instilled in Emily a passion for fundraising, volunteer management, and independent schools. Emily received a B.A. in strategic communications with a minor in American studies from Elon University.
Debbie has an A.B. in art history from Wellesley College and an M.A. in early childhood education from Hunter College. She loved attending a women’s college and is thrilled to be supporting girls’ education at Hewitt.
Prior to working at Hewitt, Kelsey served as the events manager at SUNY Purchase College, where she ran events for the admissions department and oversaw the tour guide program. Kelsey first discovered her love of education and event management while working in the development events office at The University at Albany (SUNY), where she earned a B.A. in psychology with a minor in education, and an M.S. in higher education administration.