Laura Simmerman Walters is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in accounting. She has been a Jackson resident since May of 1994 and worked professionally with firms including a regional wireless carrier, a national clothing retailer, and a large Real Estate Investment Trust, She has been at The William Morris Group, P.A. since 2006 working in various capacities.
She is a dedicated community volunteer, offering her talents to organizations as various as The Junior League of Jackson, The Catholic Diocese of Jackson, Stop SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), The Greater Jackson Arts Alliance, Jackson Metro Chi Omega Alumni Association, Friends of the International Ballet Competition, The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, and many others.
She serves as board member and officer of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, and as a board member Catholic Charities Diocese of Jackson. She is a parishioner of The Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle where she is a reader, member of the Martha and Mary Circle and chair of the Angel Tree.