As the Director of Technical Assistance at Manhattan Strategy Group, a fast-growing government contractor
in Washington, DC, Laura Lanier helps turn federal policy into practice by managing the execution of nearly
$25 million in complex government projects, national education efforts, and workforce development initiatives.With over two decades of social science experience and industry knowledge, Laura is a trusted advisor and leading-edge implementer for the U.S. Government. She is often in DC working beside Education and
Labor political appointees and public servants.
While her career is in Washington, Laura’s home and heart are in Charlotte. A 14-year Carolinian and the mother of two wonderful girls, Laura has struck a balance between her responsibilities as a do-it-all mom that values “together time” and a trailblazing professional career helping her colleagues and staff manage their own projects and careers—even while living a few states away.