Laura Solie graduated in 2014 with an MBA in Real Estate from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Prior to business school, Laura spent five years working in the education, finance, and technology sectors. She spent two years in New York City working as a Teach For America educator. She then spent three years in Phoenix, AZ, working as a stockbroker for Charles Schwab as well as launching an online platform aimed at connecting parents to small businesses. During her MBA, Laura served as the Strategy and Finance Intern for Highwoods Properties in Raleigh, NC. Laura completed her undergraduate degree in Economics in 2007 from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.