“Communication is so simple, but it can be the most devastating and critical issue for a company if it’s not done correctly.”
Lori was named “One of the Best State Political Reporters” by the Washington Post and “One of the Most Influential Georgians” by James Magazine. She has won several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Georgia Associated Press. She is also proud of her two Emmy’s she received during her tenure at WSB-TV along with a Telly for her investigative work in Haiti. Lori was also a 2018 Telly Award winner for a video production focusing on the life of African-American Entrepreneur, Alonzo F. Herndon. Lori has received top honors from the League of Women Voters and Common Cause Georgia. She is also a 2006 graduate of Leadership Atlanta.
Lori majored in Broadcast Journalism at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications. Lori graduated magna cum laude in three years and started her first reporting job at WRDW-TV. Lori then moved to Raleigh, North Carolina where she covered politics for three years before her career brought her to Atlanta.
Lori currently serves as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for Sunshine on a Ranney Day. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides dream home and room make-overs for children with special needs. With the help of Lori’s leadership, the charity continues to raise $1 million annually and has completed more than 85 home renovations across Georgia. Lori also serves on the Advisory Board of the Zell Miller Foundation, a 501(c)(3) focusing on developing young leaders committed to public service.
Lori resides in Atlanta with her husband, Bobby, two children and two dogs.