Lauren Guthrie has been named business development manager for Vass Markets, Inc.. Her primary responsibility is for exhibit space sales for the Fall and Spring editions of the Southern Home & Garden Show.

A native of Greenville, Guthrie is a 2010 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor’s degree in art with a concentration in interior design. She previously was a design consultant with Bogari European Contemporary Design in Greenville.

Established in 2003, Vass Markets is a marketing and public relations firm serving clients in a variety of industries, including the Home Builders Association of Greenville. Vass Markets manages and markets the Southern Home and Garden Show. In addition, Vass Markets performs certain communications services for the HBA of Greenville. Kathy Vass is president of Vass Markets.