Lori joined the Avery Team in the Fall of 2020 as the Director of Business Development. In her role, she will be responsible for the development of key strategic partnerships; driving new commercial business opportunities in coordination with Avery producers; client relationship management; and evaluating new products, services, and emerging trends.
Lori has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, having worked in both the company and agency arenas. Her prior company work has been as an Underwriter/Account Executive with Travelers and with Patriot Insurance as a Commercial Lines Underwriter/Field Manager.
Lori graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and obtained her Certified Insurance Counselor accreditation in 1991. She was a former Chairperson for the Maine Insurance Agents Association, Young Agents Committee, and was named Chairperson of the Year by IIAA New England for her work within the Association. She presently sits on the Board of Directors of the Bath Area Food Bank where she is Chair of the Governance Committee. She also serves as a volunteer for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. Lori currently resides in Bath, ME.