Laura Daronatsy, 2016–2017 Immediate Past President, graduated from Biola University in Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and a minor in biblical and theological studies. She joined Lockheed Martin in June 2016 as a communications leadership development program associate.
During her time in college, Daronatsy completed six internships ranging from agency to graphic design to marketing. In Biola’s public relations major, she was honored as a Public Relations Fellow and the school’s 2015 Outstanding Public Relations Student. She was recently awarded with the department’s 2015–2016 Journalism and Integrated Media Student of the Year. Prior to her term as PRSSA National President, Daronatsy served on the PRSSA National Committee as the Publications Editor in Chief.
Daronatsy enjoys the art of inspiring others, and she is passionate about mentoring young women. Recently, she launched a blog for teen, Christian girls called Luminosity Magazine. Someday, Daronatsy would like to pursue a master’s degree and become a professor.
“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.” — Psalm 143:8