Laurie is an extremely active business professional in St. Tammany with many years of active volunteer board involvement, including St. Tammany parish hospital foundation as a 12-year member and 2 year chairperson, St. Tammany chamber of commerce, Safehaven Foundation, Northshore Business Council, leadership St. Tammany Board of Trustees, Northshore “Heartwalk” Co-Chair, and many others. She is also a graduate of Leadership St. Tammany, class of 2002. Laurie leads the success as operating partner of Mercedes-Benz of Covington, Honda of Covington, and Covington Powersports. She continuously gives generously to many local nonprofits. She has been married to her husband Wayne for 19 years and has 3 amazing step-sons – John, Jake, and Adam McCants. Laurie and Wayne are long time members of First Baptist Church of Covington. She has been a resident of Covington for 23 years now and the causes on the Northshore are a top priority with her philanthropy efforts.