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Human Resources Director

Laura Horton joined CSBDF in 2023 as the Human Resources Director. She has over 20 years of Human Resources, nonprofit, and small business experience. Laura began her career in Human Resources at the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill. Most recently she served as Human Resources Director for the Institute for Medical Research, a Veteran’s Affairs affiliated nonprofit. Laura has extensive knowledge of HR compliance, talent acquisition, retention, employee relations, and contracts and grants administration.  


For over a decade she managed a family-owned business and developed a passion for small businesses. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University.


A NC native, Laura enjoys camping, boating, and spending time with family and friends.

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