Lara Korba serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Journey of Hope Grief Support Center in Plano, Texas. Her drive to help others has led her to the nonprofit world in the past several years. Previously, she worked in corporate responsibility in the United States, the United Kingdom, and in Canada with various various multi-national companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations, including BP, TD Canada Trust, the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, and the United Nations Environment Programme.
She holds an MBA from York University and an Honors BSc from the University of Toronto and has served on a number of boards in the Dallas area. She has been a guest lecturer for The Neeley School of Business and The Institute for Environmental Studies in the College of Science and Engineering at Texas Christian University, and for the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Her passion and deep understanding for the needs of grieving children began with her own significant loss at a young age.