Lauren Kotmel

Lauren Kotmel is the Community Manager for Yelp.com. As Yelp Cleveland’s go-to gal, Lauren takes the helm of a vibrant, buzzing community of locals who drink, shop and play their way through the city via peer recommendations on Yelp. Lauren connects the community to great local businesses and leads Cleveland’s fearless community of users and business owners on and offline through the website and mobile app.

You may also know Lauren from her previous lives at Downtown Cleveland Alliance, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum or The Cleveland Museum of Art in various marketing roles. She also serves as the Vice Chair of Brite Winter Festival and on the Selection Committee for Cleveland International Film Festival. A native Clevelander, find her around town catching local music, expanding her art collection or searching for the best margarita. Connect with Yelp on Twitter and Instagram or visit yelp.com/cleveland to join the community.