PR + COMMUNICATIONS
Lauren has 16+ years of public relations expertise, creating and implementing communications strategies to achieve goals for corporations, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, foundations, campaigns and events.
She defines brands and drives awareness, engagement and stakeholder support through traditional media relations (TV, print, online, radio, podcast), positioning and marketing communications. Lauren specializes in business, conservation, environment, nonprofit and sustainability communications.
CURRENT WORK: Lauren manages public relations for Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization raising awareness about plastic pollution. She also serves as Campaign Director at Caplan Communications, a PR firm where she conducts media outreach for organizations that safeguard the environment, wildlife, threatened communities, and public lands and waters.
Environment America to raise awareness about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
NONPROFIT AND CORPORATE EXPERIENCE: Prior to launching her consulting business, Lauren was Senior Media Relations Manager at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization helping the federal government run more effectively. She served as Public Relations Manager for Major, Lindsey & Africa, a global leader in legal and executive recruiting, and Director of Marketing and Communications for United Cerebral Palsy, a nonprofit organization advocating for people with disabilities worldwide. She has also been Publicist at AMC Networks, representing AMC, fuse, VOOM HDNetworks, WE tv, and the IFC Center.
AGENCY EXPERIENCE: Lauren's agency experience in New York and Washington, DC spans various industries. At Hill+Knowlton Strategies, she worked with the US Marine Corps; tech giant, HP; the Corporation for National and Community Service and its Martin Luther King Day of Service, among many others.
At Rubenstein she supported BMW's Mini; the grand opening of Gilt restaurant at The New York Palace Hotel; and the South Beach Diet Cookbook. Also part of the real estate group, she worked with The Faith Consolo Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, and other large construction and real estate companies.
EARLY CAREER + EDUCATION: 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.