Lauren Schumitz

Coordinator, Development and Board Relations
As the Coordinator of Development and Board Relations, Lauren provides support to Chicago Public Media’s Board of Directors as well as WBEZ Next. Prior to joining CPM, Lauren worked in Washington, D.C. as the Executive Manager for the President at Freedman Consulting, LLC. She also completed internships with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Smithsonian Associates, and taught English in China for a summer.

Lauren is a graduate of The George Washington University. Though she was born in Pennsylvania and her parents are in Idaho, she grew up in Michigan and is happy to be back in the Midwest.