Laura Haden has been a Business Consultant with the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center since 2015. Laura specializes in social media, graphic design, and general marketing initiatives. She provides one-on-one consulting to current or prospective small business owners and meets with clients at the Wilkes-Barre SBDC and in Columbia County.
She received her B.A in Mass Communications from King’s College before eventually working in her alma mater’s Alumni Office, ultimately serving as the Director of Alumni Relations. After five years implementing and supervising event planning and fund-raising efforts, Laura accepted a position of Marketing Manager at a credit union where she worked primarily in graphic design and public relations. After this experience, Ms. Haden opened her own graphic design and marketing business and served as the Downtown Manager for Bloomsburg.
Laura serves on the Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc. Board as a Board member and as Chair for their Resource Development Committee, as well as a member of the Events and Promotions Committee. Laura also currently serves as the President of the Millville Community Players, in which she directs, acts, and assists with advertising.