Lori is the Coordinator of the Grant Development Support Unit. She joined The Ohio State University in 2008 to enhance Grant Development Services for the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). As of August 2013, the Grant Development Support Unit has been instrumental in securing $44 million in new funding to CFAES. She has been involved in federal grants management at various levels since 1998 and in public service since 1990. She has past experience in writing Request for Proposals, sub award negotiations, monitoring, and pre and post award. She served as the Special Topics Lead for the 2013 NCURA Region IV Annual Conference and was recently elected to the NCURA Region IV Board as an At-Large Member.