Laura M. Alberghini Ventimiglia
A long-time resident of Gloucester whose family here spans six generations, Laura’s experience is rich in gathering peoples’ stories. For more than 35 years and in a variety of settings across two countries, she has been interviewing people, writing their stories and helping others do the same. Most recently she consulted with the administrators of L’Archivio Storico in Cento, Italy as they developed their online museum, Nulla Osta per il Mondo, and she continues to work with them gathering immigrant stories for their collection. As a college educator and administrator for more than 20 years, Laura authored educational articles and chapters in anthologies. Since retiring her publications have focused on family history articles and books of Italian heritage. Her love for Gloucester stems from its uniqueness and its people whose stories bring its history to life.
Innovative, results-driven marketing leader with extensive experience with some of America’s most trusted brands, including: CBS College Sports TV, Fidelity, Ford Motor Company, Mattel Interactive, Microsoft, and Party City. She has a 20-year track record of breathing new life into established brands and creating new brand identities for mission and purpose driven organizations. By revealing and understanding the truths, motivation and emotional triggers that drive people to action, She designs and directs a process of storytelling and iteration, to influencing engagement and engage communities.