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Laura Elletson

Chief People Officer

Laura’s first Human Resource job was in a high-tech R&D family owned start up. Within their first couple of years, they grew 300%. Ever since then Laura has found passion in development and growth. Laura gains fulfillment in helping people see all new possibilities for themselves, gain clarity, and turn insight into action.

With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, facilitating talent management, organizational design, and engagement practices, Laura has mentored and coached company leaders, leadership candidates, board members, graduate students, and human resource professionals. Her industry experience includes high tech R&D and manufacturing; financial services; and professional services firms.

Laura completed the professional coach program with the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, led an award winning internal coaching program in an engineering firm, achieved the designation as an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC); and earned a master’s degree in the Carlson Human Resources and Labor Studies program at the University of Minnesota.

Outside of work Laura enjoys boating, biking, waterskiing, traveling, and reading.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Masters from University of Minnesota Carlson Business School
  • Recipient of ICF MN’s PRISM Award for coaching excellence
  • ICF Certified Coach, Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Hogan Certification in Assessment Feedback                                                                         
Laura Elletson

“I love aligning talent strategy with business strategy. A people first, best in class talent strategy drives business results."

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Laura Elletson
Direct Phone: pref 763.237.8141