MILWAUKEE, Wis. (June 25, 2020) - Professional Dimensions has named executive and community leader, Lauren Feaster, as its new CEO. She will begin her work in August 2020. In her role, she will partner with the Professional Dimensions Board to drive strategic programming and community impact. She is currently the Chief of Staff for Teach for America Milwaukee and has been with the organization for the past five years. During her tenure, she has been involved in community partnerships, fundraising, staff oversight, and business operations. Earlier in her career, Lauren was the Chief of Staff for City Year Milwaukee and worked in program management, training and evaluation, and community outreach.
Lauren is well known in the Milwaukee community as a forward thinking leader and change agent. The Professional Dimensions selection committee proudly selected Lauren based on her leadership experience, vision, and plan to integrate system leadership which combines collaborative leadership, coalition-building and systems insight to mobilize innovation and action across an organization as a whole.
In community roles, Lauren serves with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation K12 Civic Response Team as co-lead, the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals, AALAM, City Year Milwaukee, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Global Shapers and on the board of LIT (Leaders Igniting Transformation). She has also served on the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Education Committee. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently pursuing her Masters in Character Education.
Lauren’s appointment as the new CEO is a tangible example of Professional Dimensions commitment to cultivate meaningful action, shine a light on exemplary leaders and; continue to be one of the most diverse professional organizations in Milwaukee with an emphasis on inclusion and racial equity.