Laura Purswell

VP of Talent Development // "Talent Wrangler"

Laura Purswell is the curator of Advent’s culture and work environment. She sees to it that our team members enjoy a productive and empowering experience in the workplace. Since joining us in 2016, Laura has assisted in implementing new best practices and policies, from streamlining onboarding procedures to working with executives and managers with growing teams. She also loves both Star Wars and Star Trek, which means she fits right in around here.

Laura graduated from Tulane University with a B.A. in communications. She serves on the FiftyForward HR Committee and she is also involved with the Nashville Women’s Breakfast Club, MT-SHRM, CABLE, Alive Hospice, and her church. She is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Hailing from Hugo, Okla., Laura has been in Tennessee for 43 years. When she’s not at Advent, you can find her gardening, reading and singing. She loves cheering on the New Orleans Saints and spending time with her children and grandchildren.