Laura Blum has worked in non-profit financial management for over 30 years. She is proud to have worked at the YWCA of Sonoma County, Sonoma County People for Economic Opportunity (SCPEO), the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County, and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Rosa. She was a founding member of the diversity committee at SCPEO, currently Community Action Partnerships. Laura has also volunteered on the Patient Advisory Council at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center and as a tax preparer for the United Way Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program. She was the Treasurer at the Santa Rosa Education Cooperative when her son was a student there.
Ms. O’Keefe was a non-profit arts administrator before making the switch to civil legal services in 2014 when she joined the Center’s Development team. Previously, she was the General Manager of Keshet Dance Company and was central to the company’s successful capital campaign and expansion into the Keshet Center for the Arts. Before moving to Albuquerque in 2009, she was the Audience Services Manager for the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, MN.
She is a proud member of Mother Road Theatre Company.
B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of Minnesota –Twin Cities