Lauren Howard

Chapter Coordinator

Lauren Howard is the Principal and Owner of Indy Word Nerd Writing and Marketing. She previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Client Success for tech start-up FreightRover. Her career spans many sectors including technology, transportation, and education. She has spoken nationally on topics of innovation in transportation, technology advancement, and attracting and retaining a Millennial workforce. She also writes on the topics of environmental sustainability, gender equality, and has the pleasure of creating profiles of outstanding entrepreneurs through The Startup Ladies.

Lauren helped earn Commercial Carrier Journal’s “2015 Innovator of the Year” honors, is a two-time Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist, and a YWCA Women of Achievement Finalist. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Butler University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis. She is Accredited in Public Relations and holds the designation of Certified Professional Coach. Lauren is a Pass the Torch for Women Mentor and considers herself a Conscious Capitalist believing that business can do great things for the world.