For Immediate Release
December 7, 2017 Veronica Mikitka Reed, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 215-434-7194

Public Health Management Corporation Announces Chief Operating Officer

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Lauren Lambrugo as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Lambrugo will support PHMC’s operations and continued growth through the oversight and coordination of finance, human resources, information technology, and real estate and facilities departments. Lambrugo will begin in mid-January 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Lauren to PHMC as she brings extensive experience in the government and nonprofit sectors supporting service delivery across a variety of health, human and social service areas,” said Richard J. Cohen, President and CEO of Public Health Management Corporation. “Tasked with integrating infrastructure functions and partnering with program and service delivery, Lauren will be an excellent fit for the PHMC family as we continue our work to deliver high-quality, wrap-around services to individuals, families and communities.”

Lambrugo comes to PHMC from Montgomery County where she served as Chief Operating Officer for nearly six years. In this role she was responsible for the oversight and management of a $409 million operating budget, a $552 million Capital Program and 2,800 employees. She also provided guidance to the restructuring of eight Health and Human Services departments into one department to improve service delivery and better utilize resources for clients served.

Lambrugo previously served as Executive Director for the Shapiro/Richards campaign for Montgomery County Commissioner where she managed the $2.1 million campaign that culminated in record vote numbers and the first Democratic control of the County in more than 140 years. She was also Chief of Staff and Political Director for Pennsylvania State Representative Josh Shapiro for three years. Before her political work in Montgomery County, Lambrugo worked for nine years at Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA as the Vice President for External Affairs and Public Impact Director for Chester County, and held multiple roles at the Office of the Mayor in New York City.

Lambrugo received a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University with a major in Economics and a minor in Political Science. She furthered her education at the Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration.

About PHMC
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that creates and sustains healthier communities. PHMC uses best practices to improve community health through direct service, partnership, innovation, policy, research, technical assistance and a prepared workforce. PHMC has served the region since 1972. For more information on PHMC, visit