Laura Equale |

Director of Programming

Laura comes to Mission with over 15 years in the healthcare and wellness industries.  Laura is a busy wife and mom of three.  She has always had a passion for wellness, specifically nutrition, as well as maintaining an active lifestyle. Laura is a strong supporter of the local community and volunteers for several local causes. She enjoys being active in her children’s school and hockey programs, and is a past and present participant in the CT Challenge. 

Favorite quote:

“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends and coworkers and even strangers you meet along the way.” – Barbara Bush

Where she’s from:

Michigan, however, CT has been her home since 2005. 

Her educational background:

Michigan State University, Economics 

What makes her feel like she can conquer the world?

The support of my family, self-confidence and a great deal of coffee!

Her favorite things:

Family and friends, gardening, dog walks, paddle boarding, travel 

How she raises the bar:

Never being afraid to take on new challenges. 

Something not many people know about her:

While she describes herself as an open book, Laura says a fun fact about her life is that she attended the University of Hawaii for a summer during college. 

On her playlist…

Van Morrison – Crazy Love
Brandi Carlisle – The Story
Icona Pop – I Love It