Managing Director, Fundraising and Philanthropic Services
Lauren advises individuals and multigenerational families on effective philanthropic strategies that advance their community interests, deepen family connections and support a meaningful legacy. She guides the team in deploying Seattle Foundation’s nationally recognized Giving with Impact curriculum.
Personal Philanthropic Interests
Arts and culture
Women and girls empowerment
Lauren comes to Seattle Foundation with a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily focused on program management and fund development in the arts. She is passionate about supporting SeaFdn’s advising team in partnering with philanthropists to understand their values and provide stellar support and guidance for their giving.
Lauren holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Her volunteer work includes serving as the founding board chair of Rain City Rock Camp for Girls, as a board member of ArtsEd Washington and Seattle Rotary Service Foundation, and a National Delegate for the Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
Lauren has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2015.