Director of Philanthropy
Lauren joined the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in January 2023. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 2011 with a BA in Communication Studies and a minor in Spanish. Lauren brings over a decade of experience in strategic communications, marketing, fundraising, and events in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining HHCI, Lauren served in various development roles: a free women’s recovery home, a comprehensive senior services agency, and a community center for low-income individuals and families.
Lauren is extremely passionate about mental health care, specifically recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. Outside of work, she is wife to her Astros-loving husband, Ryan, dog-mom to Goldie and Prince, and enjoys playing tennis and traveling.