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’s of Science Degree in Health Education from UTSA. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and has 18 years of experience in hygiene and working closely with experienced cosmetic dentists. Laurie and her husband Brent have two wonderful daughters, Taylor and Lainey. Laurie spends most of her free time cheering on her girls in their numerous athletic events! She also enjoys the beach and spending time with her extended family, including her identical twin sister and her parents.