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Laura Najera

Program Support Specialist

Laura was born and raised in Steamboat Springs, her parents originating from Mexico, made sure that she embraced her Mexican-American culture. While growing up Laura and her siblings were the only Hispanic children in their elementary school and experienced firsthand the fast changes in demographics in our community.  She graduated from Steamboat Springs High School and continued her education at Colorado Mountain College to obtain a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Laura's journey is fueled by her ambition to become a Certified Public Accountant, aiming to serve her Spanish-speaking community while promoting financial literacy. Each year, she volunteers at local AARP Tax-Aide clinics, offering free tax assistance to low-income households and senior citizens.

Beyond her professional aspirations, Laura is a devoted mother to two lovely daughters. In her multicultural household, she instills the values of diversity and the importance of preserving their native language. Laura and her family love to do outdoor activities that our community has to offer. Laura brings many talents to the team such as organizational skills, empathy, integrity, dedication, and lots of passion to address inequities and transform communities.

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