Lauren Peck joined HBA in December of 2013 and is currently senior manager of corporate development. In this role, she manages all regional corporate relations centers of excellence leaders in strategic engagement with HBA’s corporate customers and works cross-functionally with corporate relations staff. Lauren also oversees HBA’s European office and works closely with European leaders on operations, conference planning and more. As a member of the chapter care team, Lauren also looks for new organizational opportunities for growth, designs and implements organizational structures for maximum efficiency, and is a point of contact for best practices and assistance in all functional areas and to leaders at all levels within the organization. Prior to her current role, Lauren was manager of chapter development and assisted in the design of the organization’s new operating model before supporting and managing the transition into the new model with multiple regions. When Lauren first joined HBA, it was as manager of meetings and events administration, where she managed and supported the former Metro chapter (now the NY/NJ Region), their board and volunteers.
Before joining HBA, Lauren worked in event coordination and office management for a private entertainment company and graduated from Rutgers University with a focus in art history and Italian. Lauren currently resides in New Jersey, USA and volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters and YWCA Princeton. In her free time, Lauren is a self-proclaimed book worm, loves traveling and spending time with her friends, family, husband and dog.