Laura Sanders

Senior Managing Advisor

Laura Sanders brings to our Regional Practice 15 years of experience as a communications strategist in national and regional health systems, home health and hospice organizations and higher education.

Prior to joining Jarrard, Sanders served as director of communications for Amedisys, a leading provider of home health, hospice, personal care and high-acuity care services. There, she led communications for the home health division, executing communications campaigns during organizational restructures, COVID-19, and division-wide operational changes. She was also instrumental in managing communications strategy for several mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to Amedisys, Sanders managed marketing, advertising and communications for The Carpenter Health Network, a regional provider of home health, inpatient and outpatient hospice, palliative care, rehabilitation and long-term care across the southeast. Previously, spent time at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center-UTHealth Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Sanders earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a minor in English from Texas A&M University, where she spent two years working at The Association of Former Students and writing for Texas Aggie magazine.

Fun Facts:

  • Has an identical twin
  • Favorite Sirius XM station is Hair Nation
  • Spends her free time running, sailing, and working jigsaw puzzle