Lauren Bates is the Head of Marketing at UrbanStems, a flower delivery
startup innovating the gifting industry. She is a seasoned digital
marketer who takes a data-driven approach to branding, marketing and
storytelling. Since the UrbanStems’s early days, Lauren has been
charged with building, growing and scaling the startup’s marketing
efforts and team.
Prior to UrbanStems, Lauren was part of the core leadership team at
Six Spoke Media, a San Francisco-based digital marketing agency. At
Six Spoke Media, Lauren managed all of their east coast teams and
client accounts out of their New York City office. She joined the
agency when it was an early stage startup and helped grow the company
to become #369 on Inc. Magazine’s INC 500 list in 2014.
Lauren began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a financial
consultant. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with degrees in
Mathematics, Financial Economics, and Spanish. Lauren currently
resides in Washington, DC.