As Lightwell’s Controller, Lori oversees the company’s worldwide financial operations, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, taxes, financial systems, and financial analysis.
Lori graduated from the Ohio State University with a B.S. in Accounting in 1995. While earning her degree, she worked for the Ohio State University Office of the Treasurer, and continued to do so post-graduation. She later joined a regional public accounting firm, where she became an Audit manager and ran audit engagements for a variety of organizations across Ohio, including construction companies, not-for-profits, 401K Plans, law firms, and more. Ten years later she moved into a Controller position at a $300 million distribution company, where she managed a staff of 14 and was the Finance representative for a $10M, 4-Year SAP implementation.
She joined Lightwell in 2013, and has played a critical role in developing and optimizing Lightwell’s financial operations, facilitating a foreign acquisition, onboarding new partnerships and new offices across geographies, and contributing to Lightwell’s rapid growth.