Laura Waterman Wittstock is president and CEO of Wittstock & Associates. The firm provides consultation in new projects, creative, development, assessment/evaluation, and governance.

A former journalist, Waterman Wittstock is the author of Diverse Populations/Diverse Needs: Community Foundations and Diversity and Changing Communities,and ININATIG’S Gift of Sugar: Traditional Native Sugar Making. She was president of the Minneapolis Library Board and worked on the development of the new Central Library. She served as the fourth (2006) Louis W. Hill, Jr. Fellow in Philanthropy under the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

Wittstock is the recipient of several leadership and professional awards, including the American Indian Honored Educator of 2005 and the Human Rights Award from the Minnesota Lawyers International Human Rights Committee.