Loren Homes

Lauren Merritt


Lauren Merritt is principal and co-owner at Loren Homes. She represents the third generation of homebuilders in her family, having grown up watching her father Mark Carruth’s work in the industry including the founding of his own homebuilding company, Loren Construction Co. in 1984.  Today Lauren oversees a wide range of operations at Loren Homes including accounting, finance, administration and estimating as well as working directly with clients through the planning and design selection process.

Prior to launching Loren Homes with brother Andrew Carruth in 2018, Lauren worked for the family homebuilding business for more than ten years gaining extensive experience in accounting, purchasing and warranty. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Global Leadership from Huntingdon College. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, Conor, and their two young daughters.

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