Lori is a native of Florida. She graduated from Florida Junior College of Jacksonville with both a marketing and a dental hygiene degree. She is a mother of four kids. She chose the dental field because she never had a cavity and always loved going to the dentist when younger. Her family beach house is located in the panhandle, and they travel there once per year. They love boating and scalloping. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Pinellas County Dental Hygiene Association.