Laura Kreitler is VP of partnerships at Zenefits where she is focused on building partnerships at the local, state, and national level with organizations that serve entrepreneurs and small businesses. Prior to Zenefits, Laura spent five years as an owner/operator (COO) of HealthySoil, a clean tech company that enabled agricultural growers to reduce their use of water and synthetic inputs. Previously, Laura spent five years at Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Bank in the Private Equity Placements and Equity Sales divisions in both New York and San Francisco. She was also a Summer Associate at PayPal in the Consumer Marketing group. Laura has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. Laura currently lives in San Francisco where she is an avid traveler, outdoor enthusiast, member of the San Francisco Council of the Natural Resources Defense Council, and a Class Agent for The Taft School. As a third generation family winegrower, Laura is involved in the operations of her family’s vineyards – Bates Ranch | Janaca Vineyards.