An influential communicator, Lauren Holmes has more than 20 years of global marketing and communications experience. Prior to joining EcoVest Capital, she served as the global marketing and public relations director for Trimont Real Estate Advisors. Previous to that, she was an independent marketing and communications consultant partnering with clients in various industries including commercial real estate, talent management, consumer electronics and hospitality. From 2012-2015, she served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for Advito, the global consulting arm of BCD Travel, where she spearheaded a global brand transformation project. She conducted similar work at TravelClick, where she oversaw the global public relations efforts in addition to the brand transformation following two major company acquisitions. She began her career in public relations and marketing roles at the corporate office for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, later serving as the Director of Public Relations for the company’s flagship resort in Naples, Florida.