Lauren Ott

Intern, Hamilton Place Strategies

Digital Organizer, Jim Hingeley for Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney

Researcher, UVA Center for Politics


Lauren is an associate at Hamilton Place Strategies where she assists a variety of clients in achieving policy objectives and developing effective communications strategies.

Prior to becoming an associate, Lauren had the opportunity to intern at HPS, where she conducted messaging research for technology clients and assisted the HPS Creative team to design branding-related client deliverables. Previously, she worked as a web designer and digital organizer for local Virginia political campaigns, including Juandiego Wade for Charlottesville City Council and Jim Hingeley for Albemarle Commonwealth’s Attorney. In addition to her campaign work, Lauren was a researcher at the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, where she conducted primary source research on presidential administrations and drafted content for the center’s publications.

Originally from McLean, Virginia, Lauren graduated with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia where she studied public policy, leadership, and computer science and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.