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Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England Welcomes Lauren Hoops-Schmieg as CEO

Lauren Hoops-Schmieg
As Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England prepared for a transformative future, it partnered with Lindauer to find a leader capable of creating a compelling vision focused on elevating financial stability, community engagement, and the impact of its programs. 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England (RMHCNE) has announced the appointment of Lauren Hoops-Schmieg as its new Chief Executive Officer), effective May 6, 2024. 

With over 25 years of dedicated experience in the nonprofit sector, Hoops-Schmieg brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to RMHCNE.

Prior to her role at RMHCNE, Hoops-Schmieg served as the Executive Director at Hill House in Boston for 11 transformative years. During her tenure, Ms. Hoops-Schmieg elevated Hill House’s financial stability, expanded programmatic offerings, and cultivated a stronger community base. Her extensive background also includes notable positions at organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County, Reed Elsevier, and Wolters Kluwer. 

As the newly appointed CEO of RMHCNE, Hoops-Schmieg will lead the organization in its mission to ensure access to life-saving healthcare for all children and provide unwavering support to their families. Collaborating closely with the board of directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners, Hoops-Schmieg is committed to upholding RMHCNE’s legacy of providing essential health services to families facing challenging times. 

“We are delighted to welcome Lauren Hoops-Schmieg as the new CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England,” stated Robert Durant, RMHCNE Board President. “Her remarkable leadership, dedication, and profound passion for children and families make her the ideal candidate to lead RMHCNE to new heights of impact and service to our community.” 

Lauren Hoops-Schmieg was appointed in April 2024. The search was led by Lindauer Vice President and Managing Director Maureen Huminik and Consultant Taylor Beard.

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