Leadership Team

Lauren Lauder, MSW, MBA

Lauren Lauder, MSW, MBA

Vice President, Patient Services

Lauren Lauder currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of The Guidance Center, a non-profit Community Mental Health Center and partner organization of The NARBHA Institute. She draws from a rich background of experience gained at Southwest Behavioral and Health Services, including development and implementation of integrated care, expansion of service, and data-driven decision making. During her tenure with Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, she focused on monitoring compliance, expanding service provision, and implementing evidence-based treatment models. Passionate about impacting the communities she serves, she has continually worked to ensure timely, person-centered assistance for those in need, including help with navigating the changes that promote recovery and health. Her active involvements include the Executive Committee for the Coconino County Continuum of Care, the Executive Committee of Closing The Gap, and the Front Door Advisory Committee. She also holds an elected position on the board of directors for the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers and recently joined the board of directors for Flagstaff Shelter Services.