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Laura Ann Craven

Imperial Dade
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Laura oversees all aspects of corporate communications and marketing for Imperial Dade, a national distribution company headquartered in Jersey City, NJ. Her responsibilities include brand and reputation management, internal and external communications, marketing communications, experiential marketing events, and media relations. Laura has been with the company for over 15 years and has contributed to the organization’s growth and managed rebranding efforts following a series of acquisitions in 2017. A LEED AP, Laura consults on sustainability initiatives.

Before joining Imperial Dade, then known as Dade Paper, in 2004, Laura was director of marketing for Network Services Company, a Chicago-based association of independent distributors. Her prior roles included project manager and purchasing agent at HAVI, a company specializing in supply chain management for leading brands.

Laura holds a BS in Accounting from Elmhurst College and certificates in Content Marketing and