Lauren Reese was born and raised in Littleton, CO. She is married with 2 elementary school-aged children. She obtained her bachelor degree and shortly after, and then her MBA. She currently owns her own business and is very active in supporting various team sports in her community. She is a Columbine shooting survivor. Lauren has witnessed tragedy unfold and has a compelling story of the events of April 20th 1999 and her recovery in the aftermath. Drawing on her own personal experience, she is a passionate advocate for school safety.