Romney Institute Alumni Board

Laura Kaloi, EMPA 1997

Laura Kaloi, EMPA 1997

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Current Position: Class Rep
Member Since: 2018

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Job Title: Partner
Company: Stride Policy Solutions
Location: Virginia, United States


As a Partner at Stride Policy Solutions, Laura provides strategic policy, advocacy, partnership-building, and communications expertise to nonprofit clients and is a leader in the education, disability, parent advocacy and civil rights communities. She interfaces with the Biden Administration, U.S. Congress and federal agencies on behalf of clients advocating for children and families with a focus on vulnerable children, so they have every opportunity to learn, thrive, attain an education and achieve independence. Laura has written extensively on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act- currently known as the Every Student Succeeds Act - and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Prior to becoming a consultant, Laura led the public affairs teams for nonprofit advocacy organizations including the New York-based National Center for Learning Disabilities, Washington, DC-based American Health Quality Association, and Utah/Nevada-based HealthInsight. She worked in the U.S. Congress early in her career as a legislative assistant to the late U.S. Congressman, James V. Hansen. As a parent of a young adult with dyslexia and dysgraphia, she has served as appointee to the Fairfax County School Advisory Committee on Students with Disabilities. She currently serves as executive board chair for the George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics, Marriott School of Business, Brigham Young University.

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and master’s in public administration from Brigham Young University.