Lauren Parkes is an Advertising Media Strategist at Postmedia with eleven years experience working in the industry. An expert in both advertising strategy and sales across all advertising channels, she is passionate and creative in her work.

An Ottawa native, Lauren grew up being ‘that kid that was always cold’ in a family of downhill ski enthusiasts. Now, as a mother of two young children, the importance of access to warm outdoor wear is a cause close to her heart.

This is Lauren’s first board position and she is ready to work hard, have fun, and make a difference in the Ottawa community.