Lauren Lewis, MBA
Partner | StaffBuffalo LLC / HRBuffalo
Lauren is a dynamic business professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Fordham University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Canisius College. As a Partner at StaffBuffalo and HRBuffalo, a local women-owned, full-service professional staffing and human resources firm, Lauren combines her background in sales, her love of working with people, and her passion for WNY. Lauren has a love for working with people and developing strong relationships, and she brings that enthusiasm and positivity into work every day.
Lauren has always been passionate about Buffalo and making an impact within WNY. Lauren spent the first 10 years of her career in Pharmaceutical Sales, where she became a top Sales Representative and was awarded the Gold Cup, Top 10% Club, District Sales Manager Award, and MVP award. Over the course of her career within Pharmaceutical Sales, Lauren mentored many Sales Professionals and helped new Representatives develop their skills to become successful in their career. Lauren has a talent for truly listening to people, helping them discover their career potential, and showing them the path to navigate their development into stronger professionals.
Lauren loves getting to know her Clients, gaining an understanding for their wants and needs, and being able to deliver high quality results to their businesses. She provides insight into working with different personalities and professionals and strategically and tactfully leverages her relationships to help Companies and Candidates find the right match, to succeed in their businesses, and grow in their careers within WNY. StaffBuffalo is lucky to have her on our team!
Beyond the office:
Lauren is the cohost of ESPN 1520AM’s WNY at Work, which is a talk show that discusses sports, jobs, economic development, and the people that make it happen. Each week, the show features a business owner or industry leader within WNY and aims to have a fun conversation with each guest, allowing the listeners to learn more about the guest’s organizations.
In addition to the above, Lauren loves to give back to her community through volunteering with numerous organizations, serving on multiple Boards, and attending fundraisers frequently throughout Buffalo. Lauren sits on the Ambassador Committee for Child & Family Services and was the Co-Chair for Child and Family Service's Premier Fundraiser, Heartlight. She is closely involved with Buffalo Prep and has been a member of the planning committees for Buffalos Prep's "Tailgate for Prep" and "Party for Prep". She is an active alumna of Nardin Academy and is the Alumni Chair for the Nardin Alumni Buffalo Chapter. Lauren also serves as the Networking Chair on the Board of the Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association.
Lauren is a former Division 1 Scholarship College Athlete, as a member of Fordham’s Women’s Varsity Crew team. Sports and fitness have always been a huge part of her life and she typically starts her day with a workout. She is a huge Buffalo sports fan and loves to attend Bills and Sabres games! Lauren is a proud resident in the City of Buffalo and she absolutely loves seeing the development and revitalization happening.