Lauren is the co-founder and current Secretary of the Flagstaff Sports Institute.
Lauren was born and raised in Southwest Florida and then moved to Chicago where she earned her degree in elementary education from Roosevelt University. After completing her student teaching in San Diego, Lauren moved to Flagstaff where she devoted most of her time to raising her two young children.
Lauren has been very active with local Flagstaff Mom's Club organization as well as the Sechrist Elementary PTA. She was instrumental in the creation of the Sechrist Trojan Trot Fundraiser, which has raised over $100,000 dollars since its creation in 2013. She has also led a fundraising campaign for the American Cancer Society.
Lauren enjoys travel, gardening, skiing and spending time with her family.