Lauren is experienced in many facets of virtual and F2F meeting management, including strategy, marketing, branding and managing large-scale conventions. Her work with associations such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the International Council of Ophthalmology was global and diverse. She received facilitator training from MAFN, the Mid-Atlantic Facilitator’s Network and has facilitated focus groups and board meetings for clients. She was recognized by PCMA as their 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awardee as the visionary educator and has signed and is committed to the CEO Ascent Promise that seeks to marshal leaders in the business events community around issues of inclusion and diversity. https://www.pcma.
CERTIFICATIONS: Pandemic Compliance Advisor (PCA), Certified Association Executive (CAE), Certified Meeting Professional (CMP); Virtual Meeting & Event Management (VMEM)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), Meeting Professionals Internation (MPI), American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
EDUCATION: M.A. in Tourism Administration, George Washington University, B.S. in Political Science, Frostburg State University