Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Ms. Laird-White serves as TDI’s Senior Vice President of External Affairs and is responsible for overseeing Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach, Government Affairs, Public Affairs and Communications. Prior to joining TDI, Ms. Laird-White served three terms as the Mayor of Nyack, NY, where she focused on economic development, sustainability, and fiscal responsibility, bringing the financially stressed village back to a AA- bond rating. As Mayor, she was also a leader in sustainability and green infrastructure practices and created the position of Sustainability Coordinator, which was then adopted by other municipalities in NY State. Before entering government, Ms. Laird-White spent over a decade as a network television news producer and correspondent, working for CBS News, ABC News, and HBO, as well as several award-winning documentaries and commercials.