Lauren Houlik

Lauren Houlik

Senior Research Analyst

Lauren is a key member of the Love & Company research team, conducting primary and secondary research in support of market intelligence projects, including the development of program planning for new and expanding communities.

Lauren found her calling in senior living at the age of 16 when she began working as a dietary aide at a skilled nursing community near Pittsburgh. Since then, she’s dedicated her career to moving the needle in senior living and healthcare administration. Most recently, Lauren’s leadership in market research for various senior living organizations delivered the data and insights they needed to make well-informed decisions for their unique market areas.

In her free time, Lauren is a lover of the arts and all types of music. She also enjoys home renovation, travel and waving the “terrible towel” for her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.

Lauren holds a master of business administration from the Simon Graduate School of Business at University of Rochester and a master of science in entrepreneurship from the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University.