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Lauren Nestler is Chief Communications and Strategy Officer, leading PHMC's communications, marketing and strategy development initiatives. She has more than 15 years of experience in communications strategy, external relations and business development working within corporate, non-profit and start-up environments. Prior to PHMC, Lauren worked as a founding member of an executive team that created a new health care company, Take Care Health Systems, which was acquired by Walgreens during her tenure. At Walgreens and Take Care Health Systems, Lauren held various roles growing in leadership and capacity, managing corporate communications, external relations and high-profile company projects for both the consumer and employer divisions of the organization. Lauren specializes in merger/acquisition communications, internal communications, change management efforts and cultural integration.

She earned a B.S. from Ithaca College in Corporate Communications. Lauren is a mentor for Philadelphia Futures, an organization committed to providing low-income Philadelphia high school students with tools, resources and opportunities to attend and graduate college, and Board President for The Caring Center, an early childhood education center in West Philadelphia.