Chief of Staff

Laura Handler

Laura Handler draws on 15 years’ experience directing teams to solve business problems. She is CEO Andy Hovancik’s “Swiss army knife,” focusing on strategic initiatives, executive alignment and employee engagement.

Previously, Laura spent more than eight years at Tocci Building Companies, where she was first director of virtual design and construction, leading implementation and adoption of new processes, technology and contracts. Later, she was promoted to director of service design and strategy, directing a consulting service practice that enabled clients to streamline their approach to delivering large-scale real estate projects and programs.

Laura has been recognised as Maverick of the Year by the Stevie Awards and Women of FIRE (Finance, Insurance & Real Estate) by Banker and Tradesman. She earned her Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from Bentley University.