Lori, and her husband Ken, have a passion for working with students and helping them navigate life. They previously worked fourteen years with the Rafiki Foundation in Ecuador, Ghana, and Ethiopia. They helped to develop a residential living center for children and a primary school in Ethiopia. Lori earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and previously worked in adult training & development and the pharmaceutical industry. Lori and Ken have three adult children, one of whom graduated from Brook Hill.