LAUREN POPIEL.
VICE PRESIDENT

LAUREN POPIEL.
VICE PRESIDENT

LAUREN EXCELS AT EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS. SHE IS THE SWISS-ARMY KNIFE OF THE FIRM, MULTI-TALENTED AND ESSENTIAL.

Lauren excels in activating teams, driving strategy, and keeping campaigns moving toward success. A highly organized, detail-oriented problem solver, she works with clients across sectors and public policy issues. An excellent researcher, writer and project manager, she develops and implements communications and outreach plans for Resolute’s clients.

Inside Resolute, Lauren plays a pivotal role providing counsel and direction for internal communications and organizational leadership to the team. She was recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment in 2018 as Resolute’s Employee of the Year.

Lauren works seamlessly among several of Resolute’s Chicago, national and international clients – managing communications, government relations, outreach and special events. In just this past year Lauren provided in-depth strategic counsel from event conception to post-event wrap-up, and managed all event logistics for Medical Home Network’s Ideas Exchange Conference. She managed CRRC Sifang America’s milestone event that celebrated employees’ first day on the job at the railcar facility. The event included local dignitaries including then Mayor Rahm Emanuel. She also played a key role on a high-stakes Washington, DC media effort for CRRC. She has been instrumental in developing app communications for clients including Resolute’s CyberStrategies. Other clients include Republic Services, US Hospitality Group and USAFP.

Lauren previously worked for the (academic) Department of Communication at the University of Illinois in several capacities including social media adviser, researcher and teaching assistant. In addition, she was an earned and social media relations specialist at a suburban Chicago business. A former Resolute intern, Lauren also interned as an editorial assistant with a regional media company.

Lauren attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and serves on the executive team for the Ravinia Associates Board.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Organizational Management
  • Digital and Social Media
  • Media Relations
  • Website Development
  • Special Events

RECENT WORK