Successful leadership starts with authentic and trustworthy communication. From there, one can build strong vision for your team. During the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Laura was the Chief Spokesperson for MARTA, the public transit system. Her job was to cultivate relationships with the media, elected officials and key business leaders to get their buy-in on our communications plan. The Editor of the Atlanta Journal Constitution told Laura her media interviews did more to calm the city down in the days before the Olympics than anything else.