Millennial Bridge, Founder
Lauren Culbertson comes from a diverse background of working in the political process, from statewide campaigns to Capitol Hill to the private sector. In April 2015, she founded Millennial Bridge Consulting to address the growing need to engage lawmakers, especially Republicans, on issues that are important to millennials, including technology, innovation and clean energy.
Before starting Millennial Bridge, Lauren served as a director at a leading Washington, D.C. public affairs firm. In her role at the firm, she developed communications strategies for a broad range of clients on a diverse set of policy issues and worked to implement those strategies across the national media.
From 2009 to 2013, Lauren was an aide to her home state senator, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA). On Capitol Hill, Lauren served as Deputy Communications Director and Press Secretary for Sen. Isakson. In addition to serving as the senator’s national spokeswoman, Lauren implemented a strategic communications plan and worked on numerous policy issues, including health care, labor, taxes, foreign affairs, housing, transportation, energy, and education.
On Capitol Hill, Lauren's peers elected her to serve as the Vice President of the Senate Press Secretaries Association, and she served on the group’s board for two years. She remains an active alumni member in addition serving on the National Press Foundation Dinner Committee and the Georgia State Society board.
Prior to her time in the Senate, Lauren worked on Sen. Isakson’s successful re-election campaign where she developed and implemented a statewide digital strategy and worked with the state’s press corps. Lauren also assisted in the campaign’s media advertising production and helped develop a grassroots strategy for the re-election campaign. Additionally, Lauren served as a digital communications consultant to Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens’ successful election campaign.