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Lauren McGowan

Lauren McGowan

Nonprofit Executive Search Consultant

Lauren McGowan serves on the Nonprofit and Government team providing search project planning and management, research, talent analytics, and development of client deliverables. From the start of discovery through implementation and completion, she is committed to providing an excellent client experience.

Lauren brings experience that is centered on talent acquisition, management and development. She has been part of 100+ project teams working on key initiatives of clients, in both the nonprofit and corporate space, to include organizational design, talent assessment and development, talent acquisition of key positions, recruitment process assessment, career transition, leadership and executive analysis, coaching and development. Her project management experience includes short-term assessments to strategic multi-year initiatives.

Prior to joining FGP, Lauren worked in nonprofit development, but realized her passion was working to support nonprofits in leadership and organizational development. As a native of Greenville, SC, she enjoys spending time in the community, serving as a member of a local non-profit board, and being an active member in her church with her husband Ben and young daughter Emery.

Fun Facts:

What is your favorite game or sport to watch or play? 
I love to play soccer. I played all growing up and then played collegiate level at Bob Jones University.

What’s your favorite travel destination, or where would you like to go? 
I’ve been to Brazil and would love to go back. I would also love to go to Iceland.

What was your first job? 
I worked at Rita’s Italian Ice in High School.