After graduating with a Journalism degree from Indiana University, Lauren moved back to her hometown of Chicago to begin a career in marketing and promotions. She enjoys the fast-paced life of all things promos and loves that everyday at Axis keeps her on her toes!

Area of Expertise


Something about you that no one would guess

I consider myself a mini expert on King Henry VIII.  I’ve read 4 biographies on the guy and plan to read more!

Before Axis, I was

A Tadpole at Red Frog Events

Favorite Hobby

Playing basketball and crossword puzzles

Dream Destination


Guilty Pleasure

Frito Honey BBQ Twists—delicious! ...And Jason Statham movies.

Favorite Publication

Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler

Favorite Promotional Product

Custom headphones with all over imprint

Favorite Sports Team

Chicago White Sox!

Nickname and Why

“Gu”, short for my last name