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Lauren de Vries

Associate, Capital Programs

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Lauren de Vries is responsible for supporting Ann Arbor SPARK’s capital program. Prior to this role, she served as a data analyst at SPARK, responsible for driving analysis and research, providing critical information and services to startup and business executives and the Michigan ecosystem.  Lauren brings her passion for business strategy, entrepreneurship, and data-driven insight to the role. Prior to joining SPARK, she was a research associate at the Economic Growth Institute, supporting key programs including the Defense Cybersecurity Assurance Program and Talent Bridge. She graduated magma cum laude with a major in Digital Marketing and minors in Economics and General Business from Western Michigan University.