Lori is an experienced Interior Designer with 16 years of practice in executing a wide variety of project types with an emphasis in healthcare interior design. She has achieved the prestigious Certified Healthcare Interior Designer (CHID) certificate through the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID). Lori joined the board of the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers in 2014; in 2016, she is proud to be serving the organization as the President of the board. Additionally, Lori is certified through the Center for Health Design’s Evidence Based Design Accreditation (EDAC) program and NCIDQ. She is an active member of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design.
In her new role with Gerflor in North Texas, Lori partners with designers, end-users and contractors to identify and specify flooring solutions which support excellence in design aesthetics and performance. Lori’s design career has included projects ranging in size from 50K square feet to well over 2M square feet, with total construction cost from a few million to over $650M. Bringing the rich experience of a diverse interior design career to this role, Lori is positioned to contribute from a unique perspective.
Due to the opportunity to work on the New Parkland Hospital in Dallas, which is a Pebble Project with the Center for Health Design, Lori has attended several Pebble Colloquia and applies the knowledge gained through these events to her daily work. She continues to work as part of the New Parkland Hospital Research Coalition on post-occupancy research and dissemination. Lori also continues to speak at design national design conferences.