Lauren Della Bella

President & CEO

Lauren Della Bella has been with SHP for more than 30 years. She currently serves as SHP’s president, the first woman to hold that position in the firm’s 120+ year history. With her entire career dedicated to the AEC industry, Lauren’s achievements on SHP’s behalf have been extensive including the development of our nationally recognized community engagement process as well as the formation of the 9 Billion Schools movement.

Lauren’s passion for design, education and planning is evidenced in her industry and community leadership roles. She currently serves as president of the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati, sits on the board of the Design Futures Council and sits on the Board of Trustees for the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.