Laura Leach, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), has 16 years of development experience leading fundraising teams. As a MAP Regional Manager, she works with clients in the Austin and San Antonio area on capital and development counsel projects. Laura’s work has impacted people across a wide spectrum of needs, including child and family causes, the special needs community, veterans, churches, homelessness, mental health, education, and women’s welfare.
Before joining the MAP team, Laura held various leadership positions with local and national organizations in Nashville, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio. In these roles, she provided strategic growth for annual revenue, executed successful development plans, built consensus among leadership and boards, launched direct mail appeals, coordinated special events, secured major gifts, and completed capital campaigns. In every organization for which she has worked, Laura has exceeded fundraising goals every year.
A sixth-generation Texan, she and her husband Dave live in San Antonio and together have seven adult children. When she’s not keeping an eye on work and family, she leads a Bible study, serves on the local AFP Chapter Board, is an accomplished seamstress, and enjoys the Texas outdoors on her family’s ranch in Uvalde County.