Lauren has worked as a bookkeeper for several non-profit organizations, most recently as the Finance Director for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex in Columbus, Ohio. She is also an artist in her own right, having studied music education at Wright State University. In addition, she has developed her skills over many years of working with a variety of textiles of to create beautiful and functional pieces. Lauren currently takes care of regular correspondence as well as maintaining the books and generating the monthly financial reports for The Contemporary Dayton, and greatly enjoys being allowed occasionally to take a hand in the artistic side of the business.