Lauren Fralick - Prior to joining GeorgiaLink in 2014, Lauren served as the Vice President of Government Affairs for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Georgia’s leading business organization for eight years. She represented the interest of the state’s business community before the Georgia General Assembly and the Constitutional Officers of Georgia on issues important to the economic competitiveness of our state. She also oversaw the Georgia Chamber’s Political Action Committee and Independent Expenditure Committee by identifying and supporting pro-business candidates for office. Her legislative areas of focus have included economic development, taxation, healthcare, transportation, workforce development, education, environment and energy, and telecommunications issues. Fralick gained political experience by working on campaigns in Georgia at the federal, state and local levels. She was voted “Rookie Lobbyist of the Year” by her peers under the Gold Dome after her first year of lobbying. Fralick was honored to serve on Governor Brian Kemp’s 2019 Inaugural Committee. She currently serves on the Board of the State YMCA of Georgia Center for Civic Engagement. Fralick is a native of Swainsboro, Georgia. She and her husband Frank have two daughters and reside in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood of Atlanta.