Laura Pevehouse Thomas was profiled as one of five “social media mavens” in the March 2009 issue of Austin Woman Magazine and named an AdWeek’s TweetFreak Five to Follow. She has been part of the Dell organization for 12 years playing various roles in corporate communications, employee communications, public relations, community affairs, marketing, branding, social media and other online communication.
Laura is currently part of Dell’s Corporate Communications team, focusing on Global Commercial Channels and previously US Small and Medium Business (SMB) public relations. Prior to this role, she was responsible for global strategy in social media and community management, as well as marcom landing pages, as a member of Dell’s Global SMB Marketing, Brand and Creative team. Previously, she was with Dell’s Global Online group where she provided internal consulting that integrated online and social media opportunities with a focus on Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. She assisted with the creation of Direct2Dell, and brought web feeds and podcasts to Dell.com. In her spare time she led Dell into the metaverse with the creation of Dell Island in Second Life.
Laura has earned the designation of Accredited Business Communicator from the International Association of Business Communicators, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Louisiana State University. Before joining Dell Financial Services in 2000, she worked at the Texas Workforce Commission and PepsiCo Food Systems Worldwide.
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