Lauren is an innovative strategist with a track record of driving growth and a passion for people-centric marketing. Influenced by her experience developing creative solutions for disruptive tech startups, her marketing philosophies center around an empathetic understanding of the client, customer and industry ecosystem.

After earning her marketing degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Lauren led in-house marketing efforts at an early-stage drone delivery startup. She then went to work for DroneUp, the largest drone delivery operator in the U.S., where she oversaw joint marketing efforts in partnership with Walmart and led GTM strategy for consumer drone delivery services.

Lauren currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida with her husband, two cats (Chief and Gizmo), and dog (Happy). Being in the sunshine state, Lauren enjoys spending time outside gardening, dirt biking or roller skating. She also enjoys reading and trying new recipes and is passionate about animal welfare and sustainability.