Lauren Jusic has more than 10 years of experience in special events, online retail and education.
Lauren joined the BLEND Marketing team in 2016. She has proven to be a fresh and valuable asset to the team with her creative talent and spirit. Lauren has been instrumental in coordination of multiple events and programming for a myriad of clients including Whitestone REIT, Kimco and CBRE. She also assists with other marketing functions such as merchant outreach, community relations and design.
Prior to BLEND, Lauren assisted with several large events in the Phoenix Metro Area including: The PF Chang’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon, Tempe Music Festival, Fiesta Bowl Block Party and Scottsdazzle.
In addition, Lauren gained valuable experience working in the online retail market. Her responsibilities included: social media outreach, customer service, and buying merchandise.
Lauren spent many years as an elementary school teacher serving students living in disadvantaged communities. As an educator, she used her skills in communication, organization, and time-management to effectively manage the classroom. She regularly collected and analyzed data, which she used to drive her instruction. She was committed to developing positive relationships with students and their families.
In addition to her accomplishments, Lauren is passionate about children and animals. She supports the ASPCA, IRC, WWF, and Doctors Without Borders. She is also involved in the Partners for Paiute which provides funding and advocacy for the Paiute Neighborhood Center in Scottsdale.