Laura started working at New Haven in 2008 as a Night Watch employee and was impressed with New Haven's philosophy and success. She was given the opportunity to work as the south campus office manager and enjoys the "day time" interaction with the girls'. She believes in New Haven's program and their commitment to the girls' and their families. Most of all she loves to see the girls light up with the happiness, success and joy they have found in themselves.
Laura grew up in Orem, UT. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 2000 with a BA degree in Secondary Health Education & Coaching. She enjoys playing softball, biking, running and being outside. Some of her hobbies include working in her yard, scrapbooking, reading and watching movies (she's watched Top Gun 67 times). Laura loves to travel and see new things. She would like to venture out to Italy, Australia & Hawaii. She considers herself a WWII buff and if she's ever lost, you can often find her at the airport watching the planes take off. Her dream was to be the first women combat pilot & to fly the F-16. Although that never came to pass she is living a happy life married to her husband of 11 years. They have twin daughters and a son who fill their lives with baseball & softball games, soccer and equestrian vaulting.
North Campus Office Manager
Gretchen graduated from Boise State University in 2000 with a BA in Music, and is still a huge fan of all things Boise State. She taught voice and piano lessons for many years, and enjoys helping others develop their talents. When she has a free minute, you will often see her with her head in a book, as she loves to read. She also loves spending her time singing, traveling, watching movies, and being with her family.
Gretchen grew up in Boise, ID, and is the oldest of 8 children. She considers herself blessed to have come from such a large and loving family. Her parents and siblings have been a strength to her all of her life. Gretchen recognizes the importance of family, and she feels blessed to be a part of New Haven and all of the amazing work that they do with young women and their families. She is the mother of 5 children and has been happily married for 18 years.