Sr. Vice President – Housing Services
Washington, D.C. (USA)
Laura joined the SPARGO team in 1994, as the Director of Housing. In 1999, Laura was promoted to Vice President of Housing Services. Laura was promoted in 2003 to her current position as Senior Vice President of Housing Services. During her tenure at SPARGO, the Housing Department has grown significantly Ms. Graeber oversees the management of a diverse client base from large medical meetings and high profile Board of Directors meetings to military and government meetings.
Laura is responsible for the overall management and development of the housing department. Ms. Graeber manages a full time staff of 24 Account Managers and Coordinators. In addition, Laura plays a significant role in obtaining new clients for SPARGO as well as retaining long-term clients.
Ms. Graeber brings over 28 years of experience in the industry to her position. Throughout her career, Laura has handled the housing needs of numerous complicated, high profile events using upwards of 23,000 rooms on peak night.
Prior to joining SPARGO, she was employed with Billcom Conference and Exposition Company where she was the Director of Registration & Housing , overseeing the registration and housing of many large conferences/expos including National Governors Association, National League of Cities and United Way of America.