Lauren Dunaj, APR
Associate Vice President
Lauren is an award-winning, accredited, strategy-minded public relations professional who brings creativity and innovation to each program managed for clients. She is a skilled problem solver and oversees day-to-day PR activity/strategic direction for the Kimpton Hotels of Florida, Hilton hotels in the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Seven Stars Resort & Spa and Florida Community Bank.
She has secured feature coverage for clients in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Forbes, BRIDES, among many others. Lauren’s expertise is diverse and she excels in writing, strategic counsel, community relations, media relations, social and digital media, securing executive interviews, hosting press trips and press tours and managing special events.
In the health/wellness sector, she has worked for Starkey Hearing Foundation/Starkey Laboratories, National Pediatric Cancer Foundation and Medi-Weightloss Clinics. Lauren has formed partnerships with Tampa General Hospital, Miami Children’s Hospital and others on behalf of her clients.
Prior to joining Finn Partners, Lauren gained significant experience in the franchise, hospitality and entertainment arena, and worked extensively with civic and charitable organizations. Clients for which she has conducted successful public relations programs include HomeBanc, Blue Bell Ice Cream, the former PGA-Tour PODS Championship, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice.
Lauren grew up in Parkland, Fla., and graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations.