Lauren Hlavenka

Lauren Hlavenka

New York, NY, US



As Director of Marketing for STUDIOS, Lauren leads the marketing, communications, and PR efforts for the firm’s East Coast offices.

An innovative thinker with a proven track record in creating results-driven communications, Lauren is responsible for establishing key relationships with clients and consultants, while guiding the firm’s branding and strategic communications for the New York and Washington, DC offices.

Prior to this, Lauren was Director of Marketing for Handel Architects in New York, and an account executive and copywriter for Peach Marketing, an advertising agency in Austin, Texas.

Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin with a specialization in copywriting from the Texas Creative program. She is an active member of the Marketing & PR Committee of the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Lauren served as President of the New York Area Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS-NY) from 2008-09, and currently serves on the board as Director of Communications.


STUDIOS Architecture, New York, NY, US, Associate Principal, Director of Marketing

Oct 2010 - current

Handel Architects, New York, NY, US, Director of Marketing

Jul 2002 - Oct 2010


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Bachelors, Communications / Advertising

Sep 1997 - May 2002

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