Lauren Oberacker

Research Associate

About Lauren

Lauren is a Research Associate based in Raines’ Chicago office. Born and raised in Southern California, she lived in the Midwest since college. Passionate about the media and entertainment industry for as long as she can remember, Lauren was initially drawn to Raines because of how it provides the ability to make an impact for individuals and companies and she was exceptionally interested in the marketing, media, and entertainment division of the company. Additionally, Lauren is a people person and knew that she wanted to work somewhere with a tight-knit group of people. Lauren is excited to work with all the team members at Raines and eager to start building her career at the company.

Industry & Consulting Experience

Lauren previously interned at MarketCast in the entertainment division. She conducted data-driven research that provided various production companies with analysis about consumer engagement and fan sentiment. Lauren also gained experience working with international companies during her time with the American International Club of Rome where she interviewed various Italian professionals to feature in the club’s newsletter and developed communication and marketing plans for the club’s various events.


University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Sociology and Film, Television, & Theater (double major)

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