Lauren Fostel was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended The University of Mississippi where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in English with Minor in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. After college, she moved to Houston, Texas where she and her family currently reside
Once settled in Houston, Lauren was Vice President of a prominent mortgage company for over 15 years. After building this start-up company, she specialized in originating “A” paper loans, generating new business, and building the company into a prestigious and well-known mortgage brokerage firm throughout all of Houston. She assisted with accounting and other various managerial jobs as well as overseeing a mortgage broker team. Lauren appeared twice on the weekly morning show, “Great Day Houston” as a mortgage specialist.
After taking some time off to expand her family, Lauren then went on to work in the oil and gas industry for six years where she generated new business in the upstream, midstream, and downstream spectrums. She worked with major oil and gas industry leaders and attended many conferences and seminars to broaden her knowledge.
Lauren was added to The Cheek Law Firm in November of 2020 and will assist in various daily legal duties including medical/legal deposition summaries, product discovery work, trial support, file management, online background research for all parties, witnesses, and jurors as well as other additional legal assistant duties.
Having three children, Lauren enjoys volunteering at their schools, events, and auctions as well as coaching and attending all of their sporting events and extracurricular activities. She is also involved in many women’s groups throughout Houston that raise funds for charities and non-profit organizations. Additionally, she volunteers with other local organizations that support her community.