Lauren Koons

Manager, Finance & Grants @ Meridian

Lauren came to Meridian from Goodwill Industries International where she spent fifteen years, most recently helping to facilitate the execution of grants around the country. After completing her master’s degree in international education at New York University, she relocated to the D.C. area and began working at Goodwill shortly thereafter. During her time at Goodwill, she enrolled at Montgomery College, where she studied accounting, and eventually moved into Goodwill’s accounting department as a grant accountant. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Haverford College.