With a diverse development background, Laurie has spent her career balancing real estate investments with forward thinking healthcare trends.  Prior to co-founding Avenue, she developed projects in medical ambulatory care, post-acute rehabilitation, senior housing and market rate apartments exceeding $800 million in value. Ms. Schultz has an extensive background in advising healthcare systems and physician providers nationally to strategically expand, and created a predictive demographic model to target ambulatory care site selection.  She led a development team for the western half of the country for the largest skilled nursing development company in the nation focusing on short-term stay rehabilitation properties. Laurie has also developed 3,000+ units of market-rate, Class A, apartments and senior communities, and directed development for one of the country’s largest and most respected privately held apartment management and development firms, producing over $150 million of expansion across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Laurie is a licensed Indiana Managing Broker with a CCIM Designation and is currently the 2019 Indiana CCIM Chapter Past-President 2018. She frequently is invited to speak at numerous real estate organizations and healthcare conferences including Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors Annual Conference and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC).   Laurie graduated with cum laude honors from Butler University and is an active alumnus from the Lacy School of Business along with various other philanthropic organizations.