Lauren Mastej is the operations associate at the Education Trust-Midwest.
Mastej holds a Bachelor’s of Science in business administration from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. She first began her career in the non-profit sector as a team leader in the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) FEMA Corps program. Her team traveled across the United States working in state and national FEMA offices to improve systems management. Mastej then went on to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and worked at a metro-Detroit food pantry on capacity building and fund development projects. Subsequently, she managed accounts for an automotive parts manufacturer.
In her free time, Mastej is a cheerleading coach and enjoys spending time with her two dogs.