Lauren Costley is the Director of the Corporate Services Division. Lauren joined Deacon with 11 years of experience in Management, Sales and Marketing, predominantly in the Health and Fitness arena. Lauren graduated from Texas State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. She was Rookie of the Year in 2013, and was an inductee in to the company’s “Million Dollar Club” in 2017. Her specialties include all levels of professionals in the areas of Human Resources, Operations, Legal, and Executive Administrative support.
Lauren is also very involved in her community. In 2012, she served as the Ambassador Lead for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society promoting their Inaugural Herothon Half-Marathon Series. In 2013, Lauren and other Deaconites participated in the Light the Night event with LLS to raise money for research to find cures for blood cancers. She is excited to continue her involvement with LLS in 2021 by fundraising and running for “Woman of the Year”. In 2018, Lauren was on the Executive Leadership Committee for “Go Red”, a program dedicated to the awareness and importance of heart health for women through the American Heart Association.
Lauren also serves as a Committee Chair for SAHRMA; a local chapter that supports the education and further development of Human Resource professionals. Lauren has been a Speaker on panels for the National Association of Personnel Services and local Universities in San Antonio. In 2016, she served on a committee for Executive Women International, awarding non-traditional students scholarships. Currently, Lauren serves on the North Chamber Leadership Lab Alumni Board.
Lauren and her husband, Chris, have been married for fourteen years, and have two children, Camryn and Jordan. In her spare time, Lauren loves to run, play golf and to have FUN with family & friends.
Lauren is dedicated to helping those in San Antonio look for their next opportunity!