Lauren Schwartz is Vice President of Investor Relations for the Colorado Chamber and Executive Director of the Colorado Chamber Alliance. Her role is to ensure that Chamber members and the community are fully engaged in the Chamber’s mission to build a healthy business climate for Colorado by sharing business perspectives, priorities and concerns, providing feedback on policies that will affect business in Colorado, having opportunities to engage with lawmakers and key influencers, and ensuring that the voice of the business community is heard at the state capitol and beyond. As executive director of the Colorado Chamber Alliance, she works with more than 80 local chambers of commerce throughout Colorado to provide professional development opportunities to chamber professionals and to build coalitions of business groups that augment and enhance the advocacy efforts of local chambers and the Colorado Chamber–giving a voice to businesses throughout the state. 

Outside of work, Lauren volunteers her time with organizations that have special meaning to her. She is past president of the board of directors for the Susan G. Komen Colorado breast cancer foundation, and past-president and current board member for the Colorado Mountain Club Foundation.

Lauren is happiest when spending time with family and friends and doing just about anything in the great outdoors. She is married with three grown step-kids and a Bernedoodle named Banks. She’s a 14er finisher, art and music lover, yoga and mountain sports enthusiast and an audiobooks aficionado.

Lauren is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (BA/BFA) and the University of Denver (MA).