Lauren currently works at Raffa, Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group, where she focuses on leadership transitions, executive-level searches and organizational strategy. She was previously the in-house career matchmaker at the Schusterman Family Foundation, overseeing CareerHub, a job matching platform which is now run by Leading Edge. Before joining Schusterman, Lauren worked as a management consultant at Accenture focusing primarily on corporate social responsibility and international development. She started and ran a successful business, working with clients on strategic consulting, coaching and organizational development. She also led workshops on social impact careers for MBA students with More Than Money Careers. Lauren wrote a book inspired by her coaching experience: “Coaching is Calling: A Guide to Coach Training Programs and Professional Career Career Paths."
Lauren graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Communications and a minor in Jewish history. She spent much of her time under water as the captain of the swim team. Subsequently, Lauren received a certification in leadership coaching from Georgetown University. She enjoys speaking Spanish, Portuguese, making smoothies and participating in women’s groups.