Laura Reding is the Managing Director of SEIU 775 Benefits Group Health Benefits Trust. She leads the policy, operations, and strategy of a Taft-Hartley Trust delivering health and wellness benefits to more than 55,000 home care workers in Washington state. In a historic first, the Health Benefits Trust expanded medical and dental coverage to the children of 23,000 home care workers under her leadership. Laura has 20 years of healthcare experience including care delivery, benefit purchasing and administration, utilization management, and healthcare operations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Science in Counseling from University of North Carolina at Greensboro and earned her Master in Business Administration from the University of Washington.