Lauren specializes in research projects that target improvement of long-term health, social, and educational outcomes for Alaskans through systems change. She has a knack for synthesizing complex data into accessible information, prioritizes engaging stakeholders with lived experience, and cares deeply about developing real and authentic relationships with clients. Her approach is practical, grounded in hands-on experience in the social services sector as an operations director, program director, and educator. Lauren grew up living in the U.S., Europe and Asia; she is proud to claim Alaska as home. Lauren lives in Anchorage with her husband and son. She loves to spend time cross-country skiing, trying not to kill plants in her garden, and taking her little boy on hikes. Lauren joined Agnew::Beck Consulting as a Senior Associate in 2021.