MBAs on the Move

Lauren Margulies – One Medical Group & Harvard: Speak Up


Lauren Margulies, Regional VP of Operations, One Medical Group

Alumna of Harvard Business School (MBA, 2009) and Amherst College (BA, 2001: History)

Lauren Margulies leads regional operations in New York, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., at One Medical Group, the national leader in technology-enabled primary care focused on improving the quality, service, and affordability of healthcare for all. She recently joined to help One Medical in its mission to reinvent primary care, after the company experienced record growth in 2015, added more than 80,000 new members, expanded its enterprise client base to over 200 organizations, and closed a $65 million funding round.

Lauren’s Forté MBAs on the Move video interview was shot previous to her work at One Medical Group, when she directed business development in the NYC Metro Area and New England at DaVita Healthcare Partners. DaVita is a Fortune 500® company that provides a variety of healthcare services to patients in the U.S. and beyond.

Learn how Lauren’s MBA experience and healthcare career—including her work at the New York City Department of Health right after 9/11, in hospitals, and at the Earth Institute in Rwanda—inspire her to serve others, speak up, and set an example for her baby girl.

Immediate family members in her household: Her husband and nearly 1-year-old baby
Recent Forté volunteer experience: Speaker at Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference
Her role models: Her parents: “They simultaneously worked hard at their careers, and at raising daughters who would be independent and fulfilled in whatever they chose to do with their lives. My sister and I feel very lucky to have such strong role models and unconditional love.”
Words of wisdom that inspire her: “Go do the thing you’re most jealous of…don’t ignore the little voice that’s envious of that other person doing that thing you want to try.”

-This advice from her father led her to her first job in public health and a career in healthcare.

Song that makes her turn up the volume: “Golden,” Jill Scott

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