MEET LAURA RUMMEL

Frisco City Council, Place 5

Proven Frisco Leadership

  • Chair of the Legislative Committee
  • Budget and Audit Committee member
  • North Central Texas Council of Governments Emergency Preparedness Planning Council representative
  • Veterans Advisory Committee liaison
  • Pet Advisory Committee liaison
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PERSONAL

  • Born in Lubbock but grew up living all over the United States as my father served 22 years as an Officer in the United States Air Force.  Even had the opportunity to live in Bangkok, Thailand for 3 years.

  • Mom was an accountant and instilled a strong sense of fiscal responsibility in her children, especially when dealing with someone else's money.

  • Bachelors in Marketing from Texas Tech University and Executive MBA from Southern Methodist University.

  • Married Hayden Rummel in 2008 at Prestonwood Baptist Church.

  • First moved to Frisco in Dec 2002, bought first Frisco home in 2005, second in 2013, and after moving away for a few years moved back to Frisco in 2017. 

PROFESSIONAL

  • Started working for Jackson Hewitt in December 2022 as Vice President of Financial Products.

  • Over 20 years work experience with Fortune 500 companies like American Express and PayPal, as well as smaller organizations like PayNearMe and Crossmark.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT​​

  • Previous Board member of the City of Frisco's Social Services and Housing Board

  • Frisco Women's League member

  • Frisco's ISD Council of PTA's Advocate

  • Preston Ridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution member

  • Network of Executive Women member, previously co-chair of North Texas region

  • Paws in the City volunteer

  • Co-founder of Frisco Pet Partners, a 501c3 dedicated to supporting Frisco's pets and their owners