A skilled connector, Lauren maintains close working relationships with state and local elected officials and their staff. For nearly 10 years, Lauren worked in the halls of the State Capitol as a lobbyist and in-house counsel for the Oregon Health Care Association. She began her career on Capitol Hill working for U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.

As a public affairs strategist, Lauren has been responsible for multi-year campaigns that reach every corner of the state. From managing coalitions and contract lobbyists to developing and executing communications plans, Lauren’s experience at the state and local level are pivotal in advising clients how to achieve results on the ground. During her tenure with the Oregon Health Care Association, Lauren served as a key partner in a non-traditional coalition of management, labor and senior advocates working to find common ground and drive legislative wins.

A native Oregonian, Lauren is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Willamette University College of Law.