Lauren Reed

President & Founder, Reed Public Relations

Lauren Reed founded Reed Public Relations in 2012 after nearly a decade at a national PR agency. As president and founder, Lauren has grown the company from a one-woman show to a full-service marketing and PR firm with specialties in hospitality & tourism, health & wellness, food & beverage and multi-unit/franchise brands. Clients include O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar, McDonald's, Madame Tussauds Wax Attractions and Orangetheory Fitness.

She earned her APR designation in 2010 and is now a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Women Presidents' Organization, former president of PRSA Nashville and recipient of the PRSA Nashville 2011 Mercury Award. Most recently, Lauren was named to the Nashville Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 and received a Nashville Emerging Leader Award presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

When she’s not solving clients’ business challenges, you can find her training for her next marathon or spending time with her husband and two children, Jack Henry and Annie.