Director, Human Resources and Operations
Maria Lauring brings a wealth of experience in operations, human resources and strategy in both the for-profit and non-profit world to IINE. As IINE’s Director of Human Resources and Operations, she is responsible for recruiting, training and retaining talented, committed, and mission-driven staff devoted to serving refugees and immigrants.
With an early career in sports management, Maria held a variety of positions including oversight of business analytics and revenue at the American Hockey League. Most recently Maria served as the Sr. Director of Operations within the Applied Analytics division of Legendary Entertainment and Warner Media. As a member of the leadership team, she led the unit’s business operations and helped grow the division from a small internal incubator to an integral part of one of the largest media organizations in the world. During her time at Applied Analytics, she oversaw process development and improvement, worked on the integration of multiple technology systems, and managed remote and in-person teams.
She is passionate about helping newcomers and committed to building a first-in-class human capital management system that allows IINE to better serve our clients. Maria earned a Bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross and a M.Ed. in Sports Management from Springfield College. She and her husband have a son and live in Arlington.