Laura L’Esperance | Senior Vice President of External Affairs
University of Texas and Georgetown University (MBA)
Favorite fall activity:
Visiting the cider mill and eating spice donuts.
Book on your nightstand:
“Spirit Junkie” by Gabrielle Bernstein
Favorite movie/favorite current movie:
“West Side Story” – Loved it since I was a kid. Never thought I’d live in NYC then!
Favorite memory at The Mission Continues:
Hard to top going to the Super Bowl with a group of very deserving Fellows and Platoon members!
Hidden gem in New York City:
I like to take people to the downstairs bar at Peasant in Nolita. It’s got a cozy fireplace, great pasta and it feels like you’re in Italy–not NYC.
Favorite sports team:
Detroit Tigers, even though they break my heart over and over.
Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:
The chance to be a part of building a great organization and movement practically from the ground up.
Exciting project currently in works:
Trying to perfect an unassisted forearm stand in yoga.
Most over used phrase:
“I know! Right?”
Song that describes you:
“Good Life” (by One Republic, not Kayne West)
Item on your bucket list:
Attending a World Cup tournament live, preferably with a Team USA win.
Who would you dine with (dead or alive):