As a graduate of Arizona State University, Lauren was honored to return to her alma mater as the Associate Director of Development of the Sun Devil Club in September 2013. Prior to her return, Lauren spent two years working for the Wright State University Foundation, while completing her Master’s in Public Administration. During her time at Wright State, Lauren worked closely with the Vice President of Development and the Executive Director of Alumni Relations on a wide range of development and alumni projects.
Lauren returned to her home state of Arizona to join a small highly specialized firm that serves private K-12 schools throughout the United States. In July 2011, Lauren was assigned to Yuma Catholic High School where she served as Fundraising Counsel. During her time at YCHS, Lauren designed, implemented, and aggressively managed a volunteer based, major gift focused development program. By working closely with senior leadership, she was able to create a sustainable volunteer structure to support the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual donors including multiple seven figure gifts.