Lauren is an Associate at Thomvest, focusing on early stage investments across financial technology and real estate verticals. She is responsible for sourcing new deals, evaluating investment opportunities, and supporting existing portfolio companies.
Prior to Thomvest, Lauren worked in Equity Research at Morgan Stanley, where she covered residential and commercial real estate companies and focused on the impact of technology across real estate sectors. She started her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley, where she worked on debt and equity financings for asset managers, insurance companies and large financial institutions.
In 2021, Lauren was recognized as an Emerging Leader in Venture Capital by HBCUvc. She is also a fellow in the inaugural On Deck Fintech fellowship program and an active member of All Raise, where she co-leads initiatives for women who are early in their venture capital careers.
Lauren sits on the Junior Board of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund, a New York-based non-profit dedicated to closing the educational achievement gap, and she received a BA in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University.