Laurie Cunningham is Bloom Group's director of content development. Laurie has a passion for helping experts create exceptional content; great creativity and ingenuity; people and project management skills; and the ability to pen great prose and sharpen the prose of others.
Prior to joining the Bloom Group, Laurie spent the last eight years overseeing some of the most successful thought leadership campaigns at Baker McKenzie, a $2.6 billion global law firm. She set the firm's editorial standards, led writing workshops around the world, and spearheaded dozens of thought leadership studies, articles, and videos on topics ranging from protecting trade secrets and forecasting M&A trends, to assessing how technology will change the future workforce. She also taught lawyers how to write for business audiences through training and a widely read blog.
Prior to joining the professional services world, Laurie was a journalist for 10 years, reporting for newspapers in New Jersey and Miami and serving as a features editor at Crain's Chicago Business. She has an MS in journalism from Columbia University and a BA in sociology from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She lives in Chicago with her husband David Zwaska and their two children Owen and Tess.