New Orleans native Laurie Guillaume is an award-winning sales, training & management expert, with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical space. During her tenure, Laurie was the National Sales Trainer for Virology Learning and Development.  She designed and implemented training for the sales force and executed professional development training for the management group.

As a manager, Laurie led teams that spanned several states and focused not only driving sales but also the development and promotion of her representatives to Senior and Executive levels.  Under her guidance, her team won numerous sales honors including the Pinnacle Top Sales Award. Additionally, Ms. Guillaume captured the Partnership Award, served as National Corporate Citizen Coordinator and was also selected to the National Advisory Board.  She has also served as the vice president of The American Dream Program, designed to motivate students to further their education & shun drugs.

In 2011, Laurie created Pepper Leaf, a boutique communication skills consulting agency – Know Your Story, Own Your Career. Through Pepper Leaf, she helps her clients, particularly women, improve communication and interview performance by preparing them for next level / new employment opportunities and public speaking engagements.