Lauren Madeja

Director, Marketing

Within Columbia Hospitality, Lauren directly oversees marketing strategies in addition to running a department of more than 25 skilled marketing experts. 

Lauren came up through the ranks of Columbia, previously holding the title of Marketing Manager. She has a long and successful history in the marketing industry having worked for Tiger Oak Media as Director of Marketing and Events, where she oversaw magazine promotion of Seattle Business, Seattle Magazine, and five bridal event magazines. Lauren started her career as Special Events Coordinator and PR Assistant for Festivals Inc, assisting in the production and promotion of the Bite of Seattle and Taste of Tacoma. 

Lauren is a graduate of Washington State University with a B.A. in Communications and Advertising and lives in Seattle with her husband and son.