Lara's areas of knowledge include marketing, credit, personal and business finance, technology, health and wellness, and insurance. She takes pride in taking highly technical subjects and making them engaging and easy to understand. She is a keen researcher and is always eager to learn about new subjects.
Lara enjoys reading about social media, health and medicine, personal finance and food policy, and is well-versed in all of those areas.
On her days off, you are most likely to find her on the Gulf in her sailboat when the weather is good, or in her bed reading a book when it is not.
St. Petersburg College
Associate of the Arts
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
Bachelor of the Arts
Honors and Awards
Excellence in Editing
Lara won the USF Journalism department's Excellence in Editing award for her work editing news stories.
Excellence in Reporting
Lara won the USF Journalism department's Excellence in Reporting award for her front page story on the establishment of the school's first gay rights organization.
Tampa Bay WordPress
Lara is always eager to increase her skills as a writer, marketer and web publisher. While already skilled in WordPress use, she joined this local networking and mentoring organization to learn more advanced knowledge of the platform and to share her expertise with others.
Women in Networking
Lara is a member of the networking group Women in Networking (WIN). WIN is a venue where women can teach one another valuable business skills and provide a friendly and supportive network for one another.
Lara completed HubSpot's Inbound Certification Program. The certification process involves a series of classes that educate students in the best practices in Inbound Marketing.
Human Health - Diet and Nutrition
ALISON Online Courses and Certifications
The Human Health - Diet and Nutrition certification covers education in nutritional requirements, public health and individual dietary needs.
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