Lauren Parrish has an MA in Philanthropic Studies and Nonprofit Management from the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy, a certificate in Collaborative Governance from the University of Arizona’s School of Government and Public Policy, and a BA in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She is proficient in German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic.
She began her career in the Prospect Research and Analytics Department of the University of Michigan’s Office of University Development. Lauren has been Assistant Development Director, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the University of Arizona and was Development Operations Coordinator for the University College, Indiana University-Purdue University. She recently has consulted with several community nonprofits in Tucson. Among them are San Miguel High School, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and Our Family Services.
Lauren specializes in prospect research, data analytics, database management, prospect profiling and portfolio strategy.
Lauren is an active member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of AFP and of APRA (Association of Professional Research for Advancement).