Lauren Bruce Stets brings a passion and energy to her work in supporting today’s colleges and universities in identifying transformative leaders. Leveraging her professional experience in advancement and alumni affairs, she strives to truly understand client leadership needs by engendering trust and maintaining clear, open communications throughout each search assignment. Lauren is a team player who sees challenges as opportunities.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Lauren served The Ohio State University’s Office of Advancement in various roles, most recently as operations and administration manager. She supported senior leadership on key events and initiatives that had a broad strategic impact across the division and institution. Lauren provided guidance on a variety of special projects for alumni engagement, developed and executed career development and training activities and coordinated efforts with other university offices and departments. She also spent time in advancement with the Childhood League Center in Columbus, Ohio, assuming various responsibilities and helping to secure more than $1 million towards the nonprofit’s capital campaign.
A strong advocate for the accessibility and affordability of education, Lauren is a member of Women & Philanthropy at The Ohio State University, supporting student scholarships, cutting-edge research and community outreach activities.