Laura Hester - Aim Higher Foundation

Laura Hester

Development and Programs Associate

As Development and Programs Associate, Laura Hester assists in the management of fundraising initiatives and the strategic planning of scholarship programs. Contributing a wealth of experience working with donors, school and community leaders, and families, Hester continually proves her passion for promoting high-quality Catholic education opportunities for all students. Previously, Hester served as Enrollment Specialist at Visitation School in Mendota Heights, MN where she oversaw the application process and onboarding experiences for families entering the Visitation community and collaborated with school leadership to ensure a balanced operating budget. Hester has also worked as an education consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education and as a teacher and education policy fellow in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area.