Laura McPherson is Director of Federal Legislative Affairs for T-Mobile where she manages strategy and advocacy outreach to Capitol Hill Democrats and Administration officials. She first joined the wireless industry as a legislative representative for CTIA in 2004, and then spent a decade at Sprint in federal legislative affairs. In Laura’s early career, she advocated on housing and real estate finance issues representing the Manufactured Housing Institute and the National Association of Realtors. Laura has a B.A. from Radford University and lives in Arlington. She enjoys all outdoor activities, and recently has joined the pickleball craze.