MEET THE TEAM
Laura started the agency in 2009 after selling her handmade American Craft business, Blue Hill By Hand, which she started at 17 years old. Her passion is curating fast-selling, sustainably made products and providing them to natural grocery retailers nationwide. Laura loves providing a positive work environment for people to grow, learn and contribute to a growing business; she has worked with many young people over her 35 year career, nurturing their education and career path.
Key Accounts Manager
Sarah has been in the natural products industry for 15 years specializing in the wellness and lifestyle categories for several retailers including Whole Foods, Lucky's Market, Alfalfa's, and Pharmaca. With a passion for animals, nature, and health, she enjoys hiking, cooking, meditating, and spending quality time with her two cats Gustav and Freja, who provide endless joy and amusement. She loves working for Laura Crawford Inc. because of all the co-conscious, beautifully crafted products that are brought to the market in an industry that makes health and sustainability a priority.
Sales & Marketing Intern
Hannah is a senior at UW Madison pursuing a BBA in Marketing and Risk Management! Outside of school work, she loves spending time exercising, going on long walks, listening to podcasts, and exploring new recipes as she tried to become a master chef. So far, working at LCI has been a blast! She loves the fast-paced and innovative spirit of the office, the culture of the team and dynamic, and partnering with meaningful brands that leave a positive impact on our world. Working at LCI is both rewarding, motivating, and inspiring.
Sales & Marketing Intern
Katelyn is a Junior attending UW-Madison where she is studying Retailing & Consumer Behavior, as well as obtaining certificates in Global Health, Entrepreneurship, and Digital Studies. She wants to become a Buyer for a company post-grad so she enjoys working at LCI on the other side of things and getting to reach out to talk to buyers about our fair-trade products. Her favorite activities are skiing, reading, working out, and visiting National Parks/hiking with my mom. She loves working at Laura Crawford Inc. because she gets to interact with many different vendors and retailers who all love fair-trade and eco-friendly products.
Inside Sales Representative
Günce is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working toward her bachelor's degree in the College of Letters and Science. Günce enjoys traveling, skiing, swimming, and spending quality time with family and friends. Although she is figuring out what she will contribute to the world in the future, Günce is most passionate about criminal justice and wildlife conservation. At Laura Crawford Inc, Günce appreciates connecting with the network of retailers and eco-friendly vendors.
Michael has worked in the cooperatively-owned natural grocery world for 11 years before coming to Laura Crawford, Inc. His experience in co-ops taught him the value of collaboration and partnership. Living in a Great Lakes state, he and his dog Porter appreciate sandy beaches and deep snow in equal measure.