Public Relations and Communications
Lauren is a public relations and communications consultant with 15 years of experience implementing programs to achieve business and organization goals. She creates strategies to define brands and drive awareness, engagement and stakeholder support through traditional and social media relations, positioning and marketing communications.
Lauren contracts with Caplan Communications, conducing media relations for The Wilderness Society, National Trust for Historic Preservation and Defenders of Wildlife. Separately, her past clients include A Life Story Foundation, IssueVoter, Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), The Joyce Foundation and DCRally4Refugees.
Prior to launching her own business, Lauren has counseled and provided communications strategy and support to a variety of organizations. She was senior media relations manager at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan striving for more effective government; public relations manager at legal/executive recruiting firm, Major, Lindsey & Africa; director of marketing and communications at disability non-profit, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP); and publicist for AMC Networks brands—AMC, fuse, VOOM HDNetworks, WE tv—and the IFC Center.
Her PR firm experience in New York City and Washington, DC spans various industries. At Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Lauren created buzz for the U.S. Marine Corps; helped technology giant, HP, tell its environmental sustainability story; and raised awareness about the importance of public service for the Corporation for National and Community Service.
At Rubenstein, she raised awareness of BMW's Mini car; marketed the opening of the former Gilt restaurant at The New York Palace Hotel; kicked off a new chapter for travel dining and celebrity chef restaurants at airports nationwide for HMSHost; and educated people about a new way of healthy eating for the South Beach Diet Cookbook.
Lauren began her career with former US Congressman Christopher Shays (CT-4). She has a Bachelor of Arts from
Franklin & Marshall College with a double major in government and Spanish.