Lauren A. Miller-Azar

Managing Partner Western Regional Office & Grants Manager

Lauren received her BS in Human Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her Masters in Social Work at San Diego State University, specializing in Community Development and Administration. As a graduate student, Lauren worked as a research assistant and collaborated on several community-based research projects, gaining extensive knowledge in sexual exploitation and associated risks, including HIV, substance use, and homelessness. While living in San Diego, she also worked as a Community Relations Associate at the Survivors of Torture International (SOTI), a San Diego non-profit dedicated to the healing and thriving of asylum seekers and refugees escaping torture in their home countries. Her strong skills as an administrative social worker in various settings, including government, nonprofit, and for-profit settings, have set her up to thrive at Fox Creek. In addition to writing grants for her Omaha-based nonprofits, Lauren is the head of the Fox Creek Fundraising Western Regional Office located in Reno, NV, and focused on supporting nonprofits throughout California and Nevada. Rooted in the values of social work, she is dedicated to empowering marginalized communities through research, writing, and advocacy.