Laura has been an interior decorator since 1976, beginning her career working at Hoch's Wallpaper and Paint. At Hoch's Wallpaper and Paint, she oversaw the day to day sales along with fostering her love for interior decorating by helping clients customize their homes. After working at Hoch's Wallpaper and Paint for six years, Laura decided it was time to expand the business and her talents. In 1982, "The Finishing Touch By Laura" was established. For the past 28 years Laura has been dedicated to her clients adding both comfort and style with an elegant touch to their homes.

Laura graduated from The New York School of Design in 1973, and she then moved from New York to Ohio. There she met and married her husband of 36 years, Joe Hoch. They made Lancaster their home for them and their two daughters. Laura and Joe continue to reside in Lancaster and are now the proud grandparents of two young granddaughters. Laura attributes her decorating talents to her mother and her family, who, during the depression their family had a thriving and successful decorating business in Manhattan, New York.

Laura has been published in Fashion & Windows Magazine and won the Coronary Award for renovation of property.