Lauren Harrell is the Director of Marketing at Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Houston chapter, a full-service trade association representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, associates and suppliers. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members develop people, win work, and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Within that role, Lauren develops and writes various content for ABC Greater Houston and their publication Build Houston Magazine, manages digital media for ABC and its affiliate Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), and coordinates trade shows.
A native of Dallas, Harrell relocated to Houston after studying Communications and Advertising at The University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to ABC, she worked in media planning and digital advertising. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, painting and taking ballet classes.