Talent Development

Lauren Beckner

Lauren Beckner

Director of Talent Development and Change Management

Lauren is an active advocate in her community through leadership as the Director of Special Families of the Roanoke Valley and on the Board of Trustees with Hopetree Family Services. She is the proud mother of three girls. Lauren is a member of the Partners in Policymaking Class of 2013. She also holds a M.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Roanoke College.

Laura Brads

Laura Brads

Training Coordinator

Laura lives in central VA, outside of Richmond, with her husband of 23 years and her two sons.  She is a 1995 graduate of Hollins University with a major in Sociology, a minor in Child Psychology, and her certificate in Early Childhood Education.  She has worked with numerous children with CP and has a nephew with Autism, so she truly understands the need for organizations such as Moms In Motion.  Laura is thrilled to be a part of the Moms In Motion family and cannot wait to see what the future holds.

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