Lauren graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2015. Following graduation, she worked in retail and legal marketing before landing in the agency world. She is the Digital Marketing Strategist at ADCO where she focuses on digital campaigns and website development. She currently serves on the UofSC College of Information and Communication Alumni Council and with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on their Professional Advisory Board and as a student mentor. In her free time, Lauren enjoys traveling to Asheville with her husband, Tyler Best and two dogs, Nahla and Tucker.