Laura Fay, Executive Advisor and Consultant
Laura Fay is an Executive Advisor and Consultant at Bates, a BTS Company. Her passion is empowering leaders to inspire their teams, better execute on strategy, and transform their business.
Laura has over 20 years of experience in corporate leadership with deep expertise in executive communication, serving as counsel, coach and advisor to senior leaders during times of crisis and change management, and helping executives find compelling ways to share their stories and connect with stakeholders. Over her career, she has served as chief advisor to the CEO and management teams on internal and external communication strategies and oversaw public relations activities and served as chief media spokesperson. Her experience includes significant tenure at Wells Fargo, Wachovia, and Scudder Investments where she held leadership positions in corporate communications, content marketing, and thought leadership.
Laura’s work has helped senior executives and their companies navigate business challenges, significant market disruptions, and seismic industry shifts, including:
Expertise and Credentials
Laura is certified in the Bates ExPI™, the first and only research-based, scientifically validated assessment to measure executive presence.
Laura holds a Master’s in Communications from Suffolk University and a Bachelor of Arts from Gettysburg College. She participates in nonprofit Boards, leads volunteer campaigns, and has taken leadership roles in employee resource and diversity and inclusion groups in her organizations.