Our Team

Meet the team behind this amazing community.



Founder & CEO

Laura is a natural and passionate people connector. Laura has a unique ability to see what is in someone, many times before they see it in themselves. A recruiter by trade, Laura has placed hundreds of candidates and consulted with global companies including UnitedHealth Group, Microsoft, Target, Best Buy, Thomson Reuters, and emerging growth companies alike. She is excited to help so many more people uncover opportunities, love their work and show up everyday with more joy!



Co-founder & COO

Matt Balshaw is an entrepreneur, and digital marketing specialist helping companies scale revenue, optimize sales funnels and marketing processes to improve productivity. Founder of Outsmartdigital.com and The Bath Salt Company, he is also the Director of Marketing for Bellagala & A’bulae. Bellagala is a National multi-service wedding vendor and A’bulae owns and operates three wedding venues: A’bulae (Downtown St. Paul), The Van Dusen Mansion (Downtown Minneapolis), and Bavaria Downs (Chaska, MN). Matt is always going out of his way to help assist people with their digital marketing needs and make dreams come true.