Our Story

Orion Development Associates offers a fresh approach to people and organizational development, utilizing best practices, and encouraging measurable results-oriented solutions to achieve goals. Individuals in any profession from new employees to CEO and those in transition benefit from our proven processes. Our expertise with not-for-profit organizations also includes identifying and developing fundraising leaders and teams, development strategy and implementation, capital campaigns, major gifts, annual funds. With small businesses, our work in people and process development helps achieve immediate results and long term strategic growth.

Lauren L. Logan, President, Orion Development Associates, brings 30 plus years of experience raising millions in funding for nonprofit organizations including VillageCare, Columbia University Medical Center, and Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church – and achieving millions in sales in the wholesale apparel business for Pacific Coast Highway and Speedo (Warnaco) and as an independent contractor representing several apparel lines.

“I believe in the incredible potential for good that each one of us, and each business or organization, possesses. My mission, using my business and nonprofit experiences, is to help my clients make that good a reality – a sustainable and life-affirming reality.”


A Trusted Advisors Network Affiliate

Orion Development Associates is affiliated with the Trusted Advisors Network. We are a world-class leader in the areas of business and management consulting, life/business coaching and training, youth leadership, and leadership development. We are dedicated to helping organizations and individuals manage strategic change, innovation, cultural transition, and goal achievement. Our clients’ results are measured by quantum jumps in productivity, performance, cost reduction, and asset utilization. Our approach is tailored to meet organizational and individual needs with proven processes. Since our inception in 1978, our unique approach has not changed: to help people become more productive and effective by linking individual performance to organizational performance. 

What Our Clients Are Saying

I cannot say enough good things about Lauren and Orion Development Associates. I credit many of my personal and professional successes to her coaching! The multi-session leadership series she facilitated for me coupled with the targeted fundraising, management and personal development coaching have propelled me forward. I wouldn't be where I am today without Lauren's compassion, wit and expertise.
Nonprofit Fundraising Executive CA
Lauren was a key member of our capital campaign team, assisting us in a way consistent with our mission and our culture. She worked with our campaign committee, leaders, boards, and fundraising volunteers to get the best results from each solicitation. Lauren is able to focus on one project's completion while moving forward on multiple levels to achieve goals. Her passion for her work is fueled by her compassion for those who will benefit.
Former M & A specialist, Nonprofit Consultant NYC

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