Lauren is from Pullman, Washington. She is a graduate of Washington State University, with degrees in Public Relations and Spanish. Lauren’s interest in development began in college when she worked as a student intern at the Washington State University Foundation. Lauren joined the University of Montana Foundation in 2007 as Assistant Director of Development for the School of Business Administration. She then served as Director of Annual Giving–External Campaigns. In her current role, Lauren builds and stewards relationships with alumni and friends that have a desire to connect with and support UM and the Davidson Honors College. She and her husband, Kyle, are delighted to be a part of UM and Missoula.