Laura Zapata has been living in Playa del Carmen since 1996. As a member of AMPI (Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals) Riviera Maya she has served in various positions including board president for three years and at a national level as a member of the Advisory Board as well as Regional Coordinator for Southeast Mexico. She is also a member of FIABCI. She is active in the CCERM (Business Advisory Consulting Group for the Riviera Maya) serving on the Board of Directors for two years. This group is comprised of business leaders that work in conjunction with the government to better the business environment of businesses and citizens in the community. Laura is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Home Economics and a BBA in Marketing.