Lauren grew up in Middlesex County and currently resides in Monmouth County. Lauren’s volunteer and philanthropic activities began with fundraising for Solomon Schechter Day School, now the Reich Hebrew Academy, in Marlboro, NJ. She served on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County and the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. Lauren is the past President of Women’s Philanthropy, Chair of Outreach and Co-Chair of the Birthright Initiative. Lauren and her husband Nathan have been married for over 30 years, and they have three children and, to date, three grandchildren. Lauren believes that when we share our work, we collaborate and communicate our best practices.