Since joining MP&F in 2008, Lauren Ward has led teams and projects for clients in a variety of industries, including construction, real estate, education and health care. With a knack for details and a love for creativity, Lauren specializes in advertising, strategic communications, event planning, media relations and digital media. Lauren also enjoys leading MP&F’s robust intern program.
Lauren, a Murfreesboro, Tenn., native, graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2008 with a degree in communication studies. Prior to joining MP&F, Lauren gained experience as an intern at the global PR giant Burson-Marsteller, where she worked on the Hewlett-Packard account in their Chicago office. She also completed public relations and marketing internships with the Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline.
In 2008, Lauren was nominated as a candidate for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Woman of the Year” fundraising campaign, where she raised funds for blood cancer research. Lauren also serves as a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.