Laura Hawken joined Cumberland Trust in 2019. As Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer in personal trust administration, Laura focuses on providing a high quality of service to clients. Laura specializes in administration with distinctive care services, an extra level of support for individuals and families.
Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Laura served as Care Manager and Executive Director for Blakeford At Home, providing older adults with information, services, and guidance to maintain the highest level of independence in their homes. Additionally, she has worked for Life Crisis Services and the Incarnate Word Hospital, specializing in geriatric care.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Social Work from St. Louis University. Laura serves on the Board of Directors for HutsonWood, a network of long-term health and housing solutions for aging adults, children and adults with disabilities, and those seeking affordable housing. In the community, Laura supports children in the foster care system, previously fostering a child for two years until adoption, and as a past volunteer for CASA.