Lauren is an Ohio native who moved to Ocala in 2012. Since living in Ocala, Lauren and her husband, Brice, have rescued several stray animals. Even though Lauren received her business degree with a focus in human resources from The Ohio State University, she found her passion for helping homeless animals after adopting a pair of dogs, Brooks & Claire. She sees the need for rescue and outreach in Marion County and is glad to be here to help bring change to the community. Lauren is proud to be part of a community who cares about their animal friends. She is excited to see the future for pets in Marion County and is proud to be raising three little boys who love animals.