Lesia Shannon Kudelka
Communications Director and Ombudsman
Counsel to Office of Communications
Laura J. Pace received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University in Fresno, California and a Master's of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Golden Gate University, Shaw AFB, in South Carolina.
Ms. Pace has over 26 years of accounting experience with several state governmental agencies including Health and Human Services, DSS, Employment Security Commission, and the Governor's Office. She joined the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations in July 2012, as the assistant deputy director of administration. In her role, Ms. Pace manages the agency's finance, budget, and grant sections.