Executive Vice President & Partner

Lauren Gongora is an Executive Vice President and Partner at BODEN, where she is responsible for driving client service excellence across the agency, by leading and overseeing the planning and execution of award-winning, purpose-driven campaigns, influencer marketing, cultural events, and media relations strategies.

In her role, she has led the company’s most iconic work for some of the most notable brands in the world, such as McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Target, Cricket Wireless, and United Healthcare. She leads a team of multicultural marketing experts with an extensive network of leading lifestyle press, managers and publicists, podcasters, celebrities, and influencers.

Lauren has been named PR News’ Rising Stars in 2017, PR Week’s 2018 Champions of PR, and PRNews’ 2019 Top Women in PR. Throughout her career, her work has garnered several industry awards, including MarCom Platinum Awards, HPRA National BRAVO Awards, Diversity Action Alliance Awards, PRNews Platinum Awards, among others.

Lauren graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing.