Lara is from Speculator, NY (a tiny mountain town in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains). She studied at Belhaven University, majoring in Biblical Studies with an emphasis on children and youth development. She works with Wright Busching to develop our ministry to 6th-12th graders, and focuses on our ministry to girls.

In her spare time, she enjoys visiting coffee shops, listening to records, reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends.