Laurie is...

  • self-motivated and hardworking
  • a talented creative
  • a proficient administrator
  • an experienced professional
  • a reliable project and event coordinator
  • a trusted people person with integrity
  • devoted to animals (dogs, cats, even bees!)

Contact information

Laurie Schneider
651.351.1100
laurie@lschneider.com
Based out of the Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA


Background

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, University of Minnesota 1986

1995-2010

  • Owner & Photographer, Laurie Schneider Photography Studio.
  • Co-Founder and Event Coordinator, Red Letter Wedding Day, not-for-profit wedding consumer education & industry networking group.
  • Teacher of Photography, for children & adults at IFP and MCP Educational Art Centers.
  • Arts Program Director, Teacher & Event Coordinator, Portage for Youth, not-for-profit safe place for girls at risk.

1985-1995
  • Co-Founder, Newsletter Editor & Exhibit Curator, WPVA Women Artists, not-for-profit arts organization.
  • Business & Production Manager, Design Firm. ¬†Client & vendor relations, day-to-day management, production, supervise professional design staff, accounting.  Plus Event Coordinator & Board Secretary, NAWBO, National Assoc. of Women Business Owners.
  • Executive Assistant & Staff Supervisor, National Health Grant. ¬†Liaison for Director & his professional staff, hired & supervised administrative & survey staff of 40, lecture & travel arrangements, designed presentations, administrative support.
  • Executive Assistant to Director of Operations Center Companies and to International Comptroller at Carlson Companies.  Supported Director with day-to-day operation & liaison to executive branch.  Audited & prepared mall lease contracts, sales reporting, travel & meeting arrangements.

1979-1985
  • Administrative Assistant, University of Minnesota and City of Minnetonka.  Customer service, word processing, coordinated national career placement interviews & events, BCA coding & processing of arrest reports, emergency radio dispatcher, City meeting minutes, handled construction bids & contracts, administrative support to Department Director.