Laurie has been in the office technology field her entire career. She was hired by Ricoh Corporation where she held many positions including contract manager, national sales representative, digital products manager and district business manager. Laurie is currently employed as a director of sales for Brother International Corporation. She is married to Keith Sofield, and he is the father of one grown son, Nikko, who resides in Florida with his wife, Jackie, and son, Jace. They are eagerly anticipating the birth of their second grandchild. She enjoys spending time outdoors at their property in Pennsylvania and hitting the slopes in the winter. She especially enjoys time spent with family and close friends.