Lauren Varner is a skilled communication and marketing manager who has spent over ten years delivering account/client services, digital strategy, email marketing and social media outreach for a variety of organizations and brands.

Prior to joining the LEI team, she spent eight years leading integrated marketing programs and campaigns for Launch Advertising, where she specialized in communication efforts for clients including Coventry Development Corporation, a new urbanist mixed-use community developer, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, a historic narrow-gauge steam railroad in southern Colorado, and the Regional Air Quality Council, a Denver metro-area public-private partnership serving as the lead agency for air quality planning.

Earlier, Lauren served as a communication specialist for the Colorado Health Foundation, the state’s largest funder for health-related nonprofits and programs, and as a communications and public relations manager for a 2008 Colorado ballot initiative campaign.

Lauren holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Colorado. She lives in Denver, Colorado.