Lori has dedicated her career to supporting families in crisis with kindness and compassion. Having held senior leadership positions in several highly regarded residential and therapeutic wilderness programs, Lori has a deep understanding of the client experience and the components necessary to support meaningful change.
Lori values Open Sky’s exceptional team culture and shared desire to deliver quality service at every turn. As Communications Director, she develops communication strategies to support Open Sky's core values and mission. An unwavering commitment to quality, creativity, and attention to detail are the hallmarks of Lori’s approach. She manages social media platforms, branding, collateral production, and website development. She also provides support across the organization to ensure events, workshops, and materials accurately represent Open Sky’s unique mission.
In addition to her work in wilderness therapy, Lori served as an advisory board member for STICC (Saving Teens in Crisis Collaborative), where she co-founded a successful annual golf event to raise funds for young people who urgently need but whose families cannot afford therapeutic treatment.
Lori and her husband are empty nesters. Their daughter is currently pursuing a BSN nursing degree and their son is a clinical social worker. In her spare time, Lori is drawn to anything creative. She loves “making things” in her beloved craft room and enjoys spending summers hiking, biking, camping, and boating with friends.