Director of Communications and Executive Assistant to the President/CEO
Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Lauren is a proud Florida native. She has earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida and a Master of Science in Communication from Purdue University. For half a decade, Lauren has held several roles within the communication field, including public relations, marketing, and business development. She prides herself on being a visionary leader and key communicator with notable achievements in digital content development, social media strategy, branding, blogging, creative thinking, research and analysis, problem solving, and writing. In her spare time, Lauren is a volunteer fundraising coordinator for the Lupus Foundation of America and has raised vital funds for research and education. Besides having a passion for what she does, Lauren is also an animal advocate with three fur babies, aspiring world traveler, and beach enthusiast.