Lauren is the City of Youngstown's 5th Ward Councilwoman. She currently lives on the West Side of Youngstown with her husband and four kids. Lauren graduated from Ursuline High School and continued her education at Miami University and Ohio State University earning degrees in Political Science and Journalism. After college, she worked around the country as a journalist for various local NPR stations and newspapers.
Previously, Lauren worked in marketing and public relations for Involta, a technology firm with offices in Youngstown. She has also served on various community organizations' boards including the Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley, Women's Junior League of Youngstown, Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, and Mahoning County Young Democrats. She currently gives back to the community through service in organizations including the Ladies' Ancient Order of Hibernians, Burke School of Irish Dance, St. Christine's Home and School and Mahoning County Democratic Party.