Laura Emerson was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She has worked in a wide range of positions and sectors, including retail, banking, video editing, acting, janitorial and yoga. She earned a degree in English literature at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA.
Ms. Emerson is a passionate supporter of theater and the arts. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Anchorage Museum and Cyrano’s Theatre Company. Ms. Emerson lives on a farm in Maine with her husband Ross Emerson and their two young children.