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Laurie Bounds 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.