Laura Bornheimer

Senior Vice President of New Store Openings

As Senior Vice President at Plaza Street Partners, Laura Bornheimer directs quick service restaurant, retail, and convenience store openings throughout the United States. Laura established and developed the New Store Opening team to provide seamless store launches and deliver effective process management solutions. The customized turnkey process allows franchisees to focus on store operations, staffing, and personnel training.

During her tenure, Laura has created owner procured packages and client-focused solutions that have been instrumental in helping clients achieve development goals. When Laura joined Plaza Street Partner’s in 2018, she served as a Project Coordinator and was quickly promoted to Manager in 2019. Building effective client and vendor relationships coupled with the development of comprehensive process management services resulted in her current Senior Vice President role. Laura’s expertise, commitment to excellence, and client/vendor partnerships have made her a leading member of our organization.

Prior to joining Plaza Street Partners, Laura was an award-winning teacher committed to individualized curriculum and student achievement. She also excelled as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative by securing and managing accounts at Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

Laura has lived in Kansas City for 20 years and she earned her Master of Science in Education from Baker University. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Business from Kansas State University.

Laura is an active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and she is involved in various community outreach roles. When Laura is away from the office, she loves spending time with her husband and their daughter. She also enjoys attending sporting events, traveling, and exploring the unique sites and aspects of Kansas City.