Laura McKinney

Laura McKinney

Director, Real Estate and Construction



Laura McKinney, Director, Real Estate and Construction, has been with the company from its commencement, and she heads our real estate, construction and design initiatives. She is also an active member of Tropical Smoothie Café’s construction and design subcommittee. Laura previously worked as an attorney in the public finance practices of leading law firms in Phoenix and Chicago, and she began her professional career at Ernst & Young. She has a B.A. in Economics from Rhodes College and a J.D. from the University of Arizona. She currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she is a commissioner on the city’s Land Bank Commission. Laura enjoys taking drawing lessons at the Arkansas Arts Center, and she serves on the vestry of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.