Professional Certifications and Affiliations
- National Association of Social Workers
- Academy of Certified Social Workers
- Licensed Michigan Social Worker
- Master of Social Work, Wayne State University, 1989
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1983
Volunteer and Work Experience
- Office Manager, Berger Realty Group 2011-present
- Member/President, Kingswood Alumnae Board, 2006 - 2009
- Co-Chair, Kingswood Giftorama, March 2008 - November 2008
- Head Teacher, Peanut Patch Nursery School, 2000 - 2004
- Program Coordinator/Therapist, Youth Living Centers, 1989 - 1993
Laurie Bounds is the co-founder and principal of Wolverine One-Design Management, a one-design association and yacht race management firm based in Commerce Township, Michigan. She has been involved in sailing for over 26 years. She has crewed on a Hobie Cat with her husband, Matt Bounds, and has also been involved in regatta event planning and coordination at the district and fleet level.
Laurie’s experience as a social worker and her volunteer work on several boards for nonprofits in the Detroit area allows her to add a unique perspective for clients of Wolverine One Design Management. She has been involved in event planning and fundraising, including co-chairing Kingswood Giftorama which is a major fundraiser for Cranbrook Schools.
Laurie earned a Master of Social Work at Wayne State University and she also received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.