Laura Brogdon-Primavera is the Director of Programs and Initiatives responsible for managing chamber events, councils and the Leadership Wilmington program. Before joining the chamber team, she served as Manager of Programs and Operations at the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship supporting the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by leading program development, execution, and evaluation of all CIE programs. Laura understands the value of building relationships that lead to symbiotic partnerships driving growth and development for our region. Mrs. Brogdon-Primavera received a BSBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Appalachian State University and an M.Ed. in Higher Education from UNCW.
Laura completed the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Wilmington program in May of 2021. In 2021 and 2020, Laura was recognized in the Wilmington Biz 100 as a Connector in our community. She received a 40 Under 40 Award from the StarNews and Wilmington Chamber of Commerce in 2019. She participated in the Wilma Leadership Institute in 2018. She was also recognized by UNCW for Excellence in Community Engagement in 2018.
When she's not busy with her four children, she enjoys volunteering with the Cucalorus Film Festival, Thalian Association Community Theater, and Wrightsville United Methodist Church.