Laura Madden

Director of Development

Lauren Madden

Simmons School Office of the Dean


3101 University Blvd
Dallas, 75205
Box 382



Laura Madden serves as the Director of Development for the Simmons School. In collaboration with Dean Knight and the Simmons School Executive Board, she leads the school’s fundraising initiatives, including annual, capital, scholarship and endowment giving.

A nearly native Texan, Laura was raised in Plano, Texas and has spent her career fundraising for education programs in the arts, STEM, and higher education. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Frisco and a member of Leadership Texas Class of 2020.