Presenter: Laura Kiernan is a communications specialist with Devine Strategies who focuses on partnering with clients on communications strategy and message development, whether the client needs long term guidance or help with a rapid response to a short-term crisis. Laura's extensive experience as a journalist at The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and at New Hampshire Public Radio and Television, as well as her many years as the spokesperson for the NH Judicial Branch, makes her uniquely qualified to respond to national and state media on critical issues that impact clients. Laura studied politics at Catholic University and earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School (1977) where she was a Ford Foundation fellow. Working in New Hampshire for more than 25 years, Laura has the in-depth knowledge about federal, state, and local issues that clients value in developing strategic communication plans. Laura provides clients of Devine Strategies and Devine Millimet with communications advice on a wide range of complex, high-profile issues including public-policy, litigation-related matters, employment and personnel issues, complicated real estate and land use projects and business transactions. Seating is limited, so sign up today! As part of their ongoing commitment to business growth and development, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth brings educational seminars and professional skills training to Grafton and Belknap Counties. Managed by Plymouth State University, the ECP is an incubator in your community complete with one-stop services and referrals to assist business owners and entrepreneurs through each step of their business. For more information about programs or the ECP, you may contact the Center office at 535-3222 or email kim@EnterpriseCenterNH.com.