Lauren Best is the Store Director at Sephora in the Battlefield Mall. Sephora partnered with the DSGO in 2015 through the Values Inside Out fundraising program. She and her team have helped to spread awareness through the community about the DSGO and helped to sponsor events such as Step Up. In 2014, Lauren and her husband Zachary had their first baby boy. Their son, Calan, was born with Trisomy 21. After this little angel arrived, Zach and Lauren became involved with the DSGO as a family and the passion for the organization led to Lauren joining the Board in August 2015. Lauren in the Treasurer for the DSGO Board of Directors. Lauren also serves as co-Chairperson on the Down Syndrome Day/Month and Tiny Tots committees. She utilizes her passion for business and the desire to help others to make sure the DSGO can be as successful and wonderful as all the people that are a part of the organization.
She is supporting the mission of the DSGO in a variety of ways, including:
“Anything I can do both at work in Sephora and away from work to create awareness about the DSGO is my passion. From creating team t-shirts for my co workers and family to hosting events in Sephora to raise funds for the organization. I am a new parent that is on the same journey as many others involved with the DSGO and am loving every minute of life with my family.”