Lauren Vance Associate Director of Advising and Recruitment

Lauren Vance

Elrod Commons 307
540.458.8372
lvance@wlu.edu

Lauren assists students and alumni of all majors and career interests. Her advising focus areas are Banking & Finance; Consulting; Real Estate; and Accounting.

Lauren joined the Career Development team in December of 2019 and serves as the Associate Director of Advising and Recruitment. She works with a team of advisors to aid students in career exploration, job and internship searches, preparing for graduate school, and general professional development. Lauren assists students in all areas of interest but has expertise in the finance, consulting, accounting, and real estate industries. She also works with alumni to develop recruiting relationships with employers in these industries.

Prior to joining Career Development, she worked in the investment management industry at Goldman Sachs in Washington, D.C. as well as Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers in New York. Lauren received a BA in Politics from Princeton University in 2006, where she was a senior captain on the Women’s Lacrosse Team. Lauren currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Tewaaraton Foundation and the Board of Advisors for the Princeton Friends Lacrosse Group. Having grown up in Lexington, Lauren is active in the community, serving as a reading tutor for the Rockbridge Regional Library and a volunteer assistant coach for the W&L Women’s Lacrosse Team.