Prior to working in education in Delaware, Laurisa spent eight years in Hong Kong where she launched an internationally successful feathered accessories company.
Laurisa holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Harvard University and a Masters in Philosophy in Oriental Studies from Cambridge University. She spends her free time with her husband, three daughters, and three dachshunds.
She currently serves on the boards of Leadership Delaware and Leading Youth Through Empowerment, and she is the president of Phillips Exeter Academy’s class of 1988.