Lori grew in in Keota, Iowa in a family of 13. She studied in the PTA program at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa and received her degree in 1996. She loves spending time with her her family. She also enjoys playing with her grandson, gardening, hiking, camping, and visits with her friends. Lori finds pleasure in working in the outpatient setting with the all the people she meets on a daily basis. Helping people heal so they can live quality lives is her passion at work.