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Lauren McGunigale

Associate Development Director

Lauren helps lead the Development Team and manages a portfolio including Church Partners, Private Donors, the Huntington Beach community, Staff Ambassadors, and more. Lauren also oversees the Staff Morale and Company Culture efforts at Mercy House. She comes from a background in Non-Profit Marketing and Fundraising, and has over 10 years experience in communicating the vision and values of an organization to a diverse audience through a variety of innovative collateral and storytelling efforts. Lauren has her B.A. in Communications from Vanguard University of Southern California, and her M.A. in Theology from Talbot Theological Seminary.

Our Staff