Lori (she, her) is the Assistant Director for Career Connections serving as the program manager for the Career Treks program. She also focuses on connecting alumni with opportunities to connect with the University Career Center. Additionally, Lori serves as a career coach for the Technology, Data and Analytics Career Community and is the faculty/staff liaison to the College of Computing and Informatics.
Prior to joining the University Career Center, Lori served as the Assistant Director of Internships and Career Services at Wingate University (NC) for 9 years where she assisted students in the College of Arts and Sciences and all pre-professional programs. Lori has a recruiting background and experience working in various student affairs functional areas.
Lori is a Global Career Development Facilitator and earned a Master of Education in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Berry College (GA).
Lori is a Past President of the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers where she continues to be involved in various leadership areas. She is a recipient of the Furney K. James Outstanding Service Award for her outstanding leadership and service to the Association.
Lori was raised outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and enjoys teaching group fitness classes, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs and Green Bay Packers, and connecting with friends and family over a good meal.