Lauren Peterson

Lauren was born in Alexandria and has been a lifetime resident of Northern Virginia.  A lifelong Equestrian, she currently lives in Middleburg, Virginia with 6 horses, 4 dogs and 4 cats.  She has two daughters, Megan Fellows and Jillian Dill.

Most of her professional career has been in the real estate industry and philanthropy.  At The Peterson Companies Lauren has primarily been involved with Human Resources, Marketing and The Peterson Family Foundation, of which she is President.

Following the family philosophy that we need to give back to the communities where we live and work, Lauren has consistently been involved with major charities in the Metropolitan area.   Her current charitable activities include: Chairman, Rainbow Therapeutic Riding; Vice Chairman, Washington International Horse Show; Board Member, Inova Foundation; Committee Member, Inova Cancer Services; Trustee, Shenandoah University: Member, Middleburg Economic Council; Board Member, Venture Philanthropy Partners; Board Member, Northern Virginia Family Services. Her equestrian affiliations include: USEF, USHJA, VHSA . Lauren previously served on the Board of Teach for America.