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About Lauren Kochian, President of the MOST

Lauren Kochian serves as President of the MOST and has held the position since August 2018. Prior to her appointment as President, Kochian championed the MOST Foundation and museum operations efforts as Executive Vice President beginning in May 2016. She has more than 20 years of fund development, marketing, and public relations experience in the non-profit sector. Kochian is the fourth president of the MOST and the second woman to head the Museum.

Her previous roles include marketing and development for Arc of Onondaga and Syracuse Stage, and public relations for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. Kochian serves on the advisory council of Golisano Children’s Hospital, and the board of the Arts & Culture Leadership Alliance, ACLA, as past president.

A Syracuse native, Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School and a Master of Science in Media Management from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School & Whitman School of Management.