Laurie Shapiro very recently became the president of her late husband Gary’s company, Optical Expressions. Located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Optical Expressions has been providing quality eye care in the Phoenix metro area for over 50 years. Prior to her current position, Laurie was a realtor with Coldwell Banker for over 25 years. She has served on numerous boards of local non-profit agencies, including Council for Jews With Special Needs, Kivel Campus of Care, and Woman’s Philanthropy of the Phoenix Jewish Community Association. She has also served on the Board of Trustees for her synagogue, Congregation Beth Israel. Laurie holds a MBA from Arizona State University and a B.A .from University of Arizona with an emphasis in Journalism. She has two grown children, one of whom has Usher Syndrome type 1F.