Vice President of Human Resources
Lauren Wolf leads human capital strategies for Edlong with an emphasis on a strong employee culture of inclusiveness and engagement. She guides the team to nurture a work environment where employees learn, grow, contribute, and excel in their careers.
Her areas of expertise include employee relations, rewards and recognition programs, policies and procedures, compensation and benefits, health and wellness programs, talent acquisition, performance, and retirement programs. Lauren is certified GPHR, SPHR, and SHRM-SCP.
Lauren’s career in Human Resources began at Citicorp. After leaving to take ownership of a successful licensed daycare business, she returned to corporate HR at Solopak Pharmaceuticals, where she remained until she joined Edlong in 1997.
Under her leadership, Edlong has received multiple recognitions and awards for exceptional employment practices, being named one of the “Best Places to Work in Chicago” by Crain’s Chicago Business; “Best Places to Work in Illinois” by the Daily Herald; and one of the National and Chicago “Best Places to Work for” by the National Association of Business Resources.
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Get To Know Lauren Wolf
My favorite thing about being a part of the Edlong Team is…
We all take pride in delivering success and living our values. We also enjoy laughing and having fun together. The people of Edlong are truly the best!
The one thing that almost nobody knows about me is…
I enjoy long-term challenges – from taking on something new, to improving ability, to the satisfaction of accomplishment. Whether it’s a rehab project, completing a series of virtual runs, artistry, or helping others grow and develop, I usually have a few long-term challenges ongoing.
When I am not working, I’m…
A busy (young) grandmother of three!