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Functional Expertise

  • Change Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources (HR)

Industry Expertise

  • Construction / Facilities / Engineering
  • Education / Training
  • Financial / Accounting
  • Hospitality / Travel
  • Manufacturing / Industrials


  • Certificate of Change Management from Kent State University
  • aPHR from HRCI
  • Certified Facilitator from LightStance LLC


As a strong and genuine communicator, Lorri drives strategic growth in complex organizations with energy and focus. She uses practical thinking to achieve goals and push performance. Lorri’s diverse set of experiences allows her to hone in on a challenging situation and solve the right problem with the best solution. As a Strategic Human Resources professional, Lorri designs and executes custom products and solutions, specifically designed to strengthen middle market businesses.

Lorri is valued for keeping her finger on the pulse of an organization and building collaborative teams that ensure strategic alignment. Lorri is a forward-thinker, and provides sound judgment to solve complicated issues. She uses the power of language and common sense to lead, and, as a result, builds teams who are motivated to match her intensity. Doing what she says is important to her, which leads to positive and productive relationships with colleagues, customers, and vendors alike.In 2004, she was recruited to join The Mandel Jewish Community Center to revitalize the organization’s failing fitness operation. After twelve consecutive years of increased gross revenue and retention, an $18M building and equipment renovation project, and winning Best of The East in Fitness award four years in a row, she joined The Ahola Corporation as the first non-family Executive to drive organizational change. There, it took under 5 years to orchestrate their turnaround as the Strategic Planning Director.

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