Lauren joined the staff of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) in August, 2020. Prior to joining HHCI, Lauren served in finance leadership roles with a not-for-profit organization and with a First Nation band government both in Calgary, Canada. She earned her CPA designation in 2009 and has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. She has recently completed her Not-for-Profit Certificate 1 from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lauren, her husband and 3 children moved to Houston from Calgary, Canada in 2019 and enjoys exploring the city and surrounding areas in her spare time.