Laurie was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. and graduated from Winston Churchill high school in 1989. She attended Texas A&M University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education from UTSA. She graduated from Dental Hygiene program at the UT Health Science Center, San Antonio and has 26 years of experience in hygiene and working closely with experienced cosmetic dentists. Laurie and her husband Brent have two wonderful daughters, Taylor, a graduate of Oklahoma State University, and Laney, a student at Texas A&M University. In her free time, Laurie enjoys cheering on the Aggies, traveling to the Texas and Florida coasts, and dinners with family and friends!