Laurie Cole is a Community Development Officer for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – covering Forsyth, North Fulton, and Dawson counties. She develops relationships with donors, local governments, corporate employers, school systems, volunteers and patient families for the purpose of linking Children’s services and programs to the communities it serves. These community partnerships have helped to create recognition and acceptance for Children’s as the area's premier pediatric healthcare provider. In addition to Outreach, Ms. Cole is also responsible for working with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta’s Friends organization, which is comprised of over 2,500 volunteers that fundraise to help support the needs of the organization. She is the proud mother of two girls who attend Forsyth County Schools.