Our Team

Lauren Dugger

Managing Director

With a passion for writing and philanthropy, Lauren Dugger leads the nonprofit division of Sunwest with a heavy focus on corporate, community and private family foundations. Lauren and her team plan and execute targeted public relations tactics based on the overall goals of each client – whether they need to increase their donor base, streamline a grant-making process or strategically align giving with business objectives. Since joining the firm in 1999, Lauren has managed strategic corporate social responsibility planning, strategic grant management, media relations, social media, special events, community relations, writing projects and other public relations initiatives for business and nonprofit clients. She received a Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Texas at Austin.

Lauren offers her gifts and talents in support of Stewpot Alliance, New Friends New Life, Journey of Hope and Journey of Recovery.

See Lauren’s Sunwest Spotlight