Portfolio Director, Policy Initiatives
Lori is responsible for the foundation’s policy initiatives currently focused on institutionalizing performance-driven management in the U.S. public education system. The foundation’s policy investments are targeted at initiatives that prove replicability and impact, address issues of scale with fidelity, and accelerate market momentum for sustained change in the education sector.
Lori joined the foundation in 2003 as the foundation’s first grant officer. Before that, she worked extensively in the nonprofit and public sectors, including nonprofit management and fundraising consulting as well as self-insurance administration and insurance regulation. She holds a bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas. She is a founding board member of the Texas Charter Schools Association.