Laura DiMattia is the Program Manager for the Louisiana Child Welfare Training Academy (LCWTA). In this role she is responsible for overseeing the operations of the LCWTA, which includes post-award grant management, assisting investigators with the expenditures of their grant accounts, contract management, monitoring grant accounts, reporting on grant funds and a variety of budget related compliance issues, as well as daily operations. Laura earned a B.A. degree in Mass Communications and her Master’s in Organizational Communication from Southeastern Louisiana University. She possesses a yellow belt certification in Lean Six Sigma. She is a member of the Southeast Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP).