Laura Street, immediate past executive director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, has extensive experience in developing programs including finance, public relations, and marketing. In the healthcare field, Mrs. Street has been involved as a nurse practitioner, public speaker, teacher, researcher, and administrator. Mrs. Street also held a position as faculty instructor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Amarillo Department of OB/GYN responsible for developing a clinic and six services.
As founding executive director of the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, Mrs. Street developed the nonprofit organization, led a campaign to raise over $33 million, and supervised the construction of a state-of-the-art center for the performing arts. Her experience in this position included marketing, development, nonprofit management, visionary leadership, and consensus building. She has provided organizational assessment and strategic planning for over 30 organizations. She is a board member and past chair of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation.