Ms. Lauer is a novelist, motivational speaker, and has designed a series of workshops for writing memoirs. After graduating from Ohio University, she pursued careers as a teacher, flight attendant for Pan American and a banker. She served as President of the women’s guilds for the Cleveland Salvation Army and the Cleveland Ballet as well as serving on the executive committee of the Columbus Junior League and board member of the Cleveland Ballet. She presently serves on the Development Committee for the College of Arts and Sciences of her alma mater. Ms. Lauer continues her community and charitable efforts in Naples and has served as the President of the Women’s Guild for the Shelter for Abused Women and Children and is on The Shelter’s Mentoring Committee. She is a member of the Women’s Guild of the Neighborhood Health Clinic. Now retired, she is a full time resident of Naples.