Lori is the Program Manager for Mercy Serves an AmeriCorps program which is a volunteer corps serving in Mercy Health Emergency Departments in the Cincinnati region to prevent and reduce substance and opioid use. Prior to working with Mercy Heath, she was the Director of Member Services and Technology Solutions at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Serving at the Chamber for over 20 years, she held several roles on the membership team throughout her career including Member Relations, Director Customer Focus Center and Membership Development Director. Born in Springfield, MA but raised in Cincinnati, she is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Along with the COVERD board, she is also serving on the Retail Operations Committee for Portaluca, the retail shop for Dress for Success, and the Community Outreach Committee for Hospice of Cincinnati. She is a graduate of WE Lead Class 1 and previously served on the Executive Committee and Membership Committee with the Cincinnati Chamber Alumni Network. She was a long-time mentor with the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative and also served on their Volunteer Management Committee. She worked as the Secretary of the Board for Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati for a five-year term along with volunteering on their Race Committee and Governance Committee.
She has been married to Tom for over 30 years, and they have one child, Rachel, who currently lives in California working in the animation industry.
She is incredibly honored and excited to serve on the Board and Governance Committee for COVERD.