Laurie Calhoun began her career of over 35 years on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade in 1982 while attending George Williams college studying economics and liberal arts. She was fascinated by the business of the futures markets at the CBOT and was soon promoted to the phones communicating with customers all over the world. Laurie gained extensive experience in working with commercial hedgers, end users and producers, exporters, and large fund managers in both futures and options to maximize risk management opportunities. Laurie joined AFS in 2015 and continues her commitment to provide excellence to her customers. Laurie and her husband reside in Evanston, IL where they also own a restaurant called Blind Faith Café for the past 40 years.