Lauren Nissen

Operations Manager

Lauren moved to the region in 2006 for college and never left. She fell in love with our community and couldn’t imagine setting her roots anywhere else. Her passion for the philanthropic sector began at a young age growing up with a very compassionate mother who instilled a culture of goodwill and kindness in everything she did. With an interest in community development, her Master’s in Public Administration and a goal to see everyone in our world prosper, she is in the perfect place at Innovia Foundation — driving community transformation and helping to make our world better.

Energized by seeing her colleagues succeed, Lauren ensures systems, policies and procedures exist to support the team to enable them to be most successful in their work.

In her free time, you can find her coaching on the volleyball court, listening intently to one of her favorite podcasts or racking up miles on the Centennial Trail.

Gallup CliftonStrengths: Developer, Consistency, Discipline, Harmony, Restorative

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