Lauren Contino is a seasoned integrated marketing and public relations professional with decades of experience in the public and private sectors. She specializes in strategy, brand, content and digital marketing, corporate communications, media relations, and operations.
Lauren joined Brinker Simpson in February 2021. She is responsible for the firm's marketing, growth strategy planning and implementation. Lauren creates and designs content that helps the brand connect with clients and prospective clients far and wide.
Before joining Brinker Simpson, she was senior corporate communications manager at Crozer-Keystone Health System. She focused primarily on enterprise-wide development and oversight of their strategic communications – including digital experience, employee engagement, graphic design, and legislative affairs. Lauren was also responsible for the health system's business development efforts, including physician recruitment, physician relations, strategy, marketing, and communications. She led internal communications and organizational initiatives around culture, employee value proposition, and executive engagement.
Lauren shares an incredible passion for public affairs and enjoys helping businesses live their vision to the max. She likes to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends - always ready to grow and evolve with the ever-changing market.
An active member of the community, Lauren served as member and Treasurer of the Delaware County Transportation Management Association (DCTMA) Board of Directors and has participated in the Government Affairs Committee for the Delaware County and Main Line Chambers of Commerce. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Lauren is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Communications Studies, with a minor in Business Management. A native of Ridley Township, Delaware County, and a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, Lauren loves to travel, explore new restaurants, and build exceptional memories with family and friends.