Lauren PernaSenior Director, Member Services
Lauren joined MassBio in February 2010, and has since held several positions on the membership team. In the last several years, Lauren helped enhance the membership deliverables by revamping existing programs and developing new programs to reach broader audiences within the membership. In her current role as Senior Director of Member Services, Lauren helps companies maximize their membership by organizing on-boarding meetings, creating business plans and presenting informational seminars. Lauren also runs membership networking events, manages the conference room rental process and oversees dues collections.
Prior to joining MassBio, Lauren managed logistics with a high-end office furniture company. Prior to that she completed a management program with Olympia Sports, and went on to manage several Massachusetts location stores. Lauren is a graduate of Dedham High, and she holds a B.A. in both Communications and American Studies from Fordham University. She is also a 2014 graduate of UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership Emerging Leaders Program. Lauren is an active volunteer and was recently elected to the Dedham High Alumni Association Board. She currently resides in Dedham with her fiance and dog.