Lauren Pearcy has worked as the Tennessee Council’s Director of Public Policy since 2016. Before joining the Council, she most recently worked at the Division of Tenncare as a director in Long Term Services and Supports. Prior to moving to Tennessee, Lauren worked as a senior policy analyst for the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C. for six years. While there, Lauren helped produce the landmark publication, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities. Lauren is an honors graduate with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Davis.