Lara leads the global art program for Starbucks, helping to evolve store design and develop the company's brand expression. Her background is in creative direction and design for magazines, brands, and worthy causes. She loves solving problems beautifully, and with meaning.
Lara is a proud graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and Juneau-Douglas High School in her hometown of Juneau, Alaska. She spent many years in New York City, and currently lives in Seattle.