Laura Carabello is an entrepreneur and strategy consultant in businesses related to life sciences, medical devices, healthcare IT and telehealth, managed care and benefits. She addresses issues impacting healthcare providers, payers, employers and other stakeholders both domestic and international involved in the ecosystem.
Founder and principal owner of CPR Strategic Marketing and Communications, Laura has more than 25 years‘ experience in business development, marketing, and corporate positioning. As strategy consultant, she has worked with over 1,000 companies, including public and private organizations and not-for-profit entities. She has been invited by the US Federal Trade Commission to testify on healthcare advertising and marketing ethics, was recently tapped to develop special projects for Forbes magazine and currently serves on the International Committee of the Self Insurance Institute of America .
She is the publisher and managing editor of Medical Travel Today, the authoritative, online business-to business international newsletter of the medical tourism industry.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and she is a candidate for a Master’s Degree. She has been invited for membership status in the Healthcare Women’s Leadership Trust, awarded the annual citation from the NJ Association of Women Business Owners; and was elected as a „Pioneer Woman of the 90s.“ She was named as a “Woman of Influence” by the YWCA of Bergen County, served on the Bergen County “YW” Board of Directors and was recently named a NJ business ICON by NJBIZ.