Lauren Swanson-Tyda is the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Scottsdale, Interiors Scottsdale, Weddings Scottsdale and City Guide Phoenix + Scottsdale. Modern Luxury—currently the largest regional magazine publisher in the United States—covers opulent VIP lifestyle and produces 84 magazine titles in 24 markets across the country, including New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington DC. Swanson-Tyda has more than 14 years of experience as an editor, writer and content creator. Her career began as managing editor at Desert Living, followed by five years at SheKnows Media, a national news outlet geared toward female empowerment. She began as senior entertainment editor and ascended to editorial director, managing five online channels and 100-plus bloggers and contributors. Swanson-Tyda is a gifted storyteller and humorist who covers the luxury beat, fashion, beauty, dining, travel, design and architecture. She lives in Uptown Phoenix with her husband and two rescue pups.