The technical stuff:
Lorri has a BA from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in English and Women’s Studies, an MA in Sports Psychology from San Diego State University, and a PhD in Leadership from the University of San Diego. Lorri is a Certified Dare to Lead™ facilitator based on the research of Brené Brown and a certified leadership coach. She is a certified in the Leadership Circle 360º assessment, the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator, the DiSC profile, and other leadership tools. She is trained in the mPEAK method of Mindfulness for Peak Performance and has participated in several advanced Group Relations Trainings.
Lorri is the Director of the Conscious Leadership Academy and the founder of the Center for Women’s Leadership at the University of San Diego. She is trained in the mPEAK method for Mindfulness for Peak Performance. Lorri’s interests include the impact of gender dynamics, using group relations theory to understand effective team leadership, and helping leaders recognize the importance of authenticity and a strong sense of self.
Lorri has written several articles and book chapters on a variety of leadership topics and is considered an expert in gender and leadership. Lorri has contributed her advanced leadership skills to benefit many organizations as an executive board member for New Children’s Museum of San Diego, the California Community College Women’s Basketball Association and the Fitness Advisory Council for San Diego Mesa College. She served as head women’s basketball coach at San Diego Mesa College from 2001-2007 and coached at Cuyamaca College from 2008-2010. She currently sits on the Board of Trustees for La Jolla Country Day School.
Currently, Lorri is a lead faculty member for the United Nations Women’s Leadership program, and for the advanced women’s Leadership program for the Skolkovo management school in Russia. She has been part of the Shakti Leadership Fellowship Program, a global women’s leadership and personal development program. She teaches the graduate Gender and Leadership course at USD and is a consultant and facilitator for the Adaptive Leadership Network, founded from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Lorri lives in San Diego, Ca, with her wife and kids. Lorri has lived in Southern California her whole life, yet is often told she has an East Coast flavor (although she’s not totally sure where that came from). She can promise you she brings her full self to our work with every project and every client.