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Lauren Bailey, Director of Communications

Lauren oversees strategic communications and content for The Faith & Politics Institute.  She is also responsible for the tactical implementation and day-to-day outreach operations including media relations, digital communications and amplification of events.

At the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Lauren served as Special Assistant to VA’s first Chief Technology Officer, leading efforts to implement the White House Open Government initiative. Lauren became Deputy Director of VA’s first Office of Digital Media where she managed operations for the team’s online presence, which became #1 in government. She later joined the digital team at global PR firm FleishmanHillard coordinating communications projects for some of the world’s largest companies. Lauren holds a BA from the University of Pittsburgh and a MPA from George Mason University.