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Lauren LaCerda Merten

Lauren is a strategic marketing, sales and business development professional with more than 20 years business experience and a life-long passion for non-profit work. At this point in her life, SVP is a dream come true!

In addition to Lauren’s professional accomplishments, she brings considerable community involvement to the Executive Director role. She is a Sustaining Trustee for the Cincinnati Ballet and a Board Member for the Walnut Hills High School Association.  She also co-chairs CONNECT, a Diverse by Design initiative through the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Agenda 360.  In addition, she has worked on initiatives and events with the American Red Cross – Cincinnati Chapter, Junior League of Cincinnati and the Greater Cincinnati Dance Alliance.

Lauren has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Marketing, Strategic Management and Finance.