Laura G. Prescott is the Director of Ancestry Academy. She is a professional researcher, writer, and speaker. Originally from Charleston, WV, she lived in New England for 40 years but moved to Utah in 2015. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History (1980). Laura is past president of APG, where she received the Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. Award of Merit in 2014. Laura lectures for national audiences on a variety of genealogical topics.