“Our precious energy is too often spent trying to receive validation from external sources; and energy spent on defending and asserting our simple humanity too often diverts us from fully pursuing and realizing our greater potential. In the short time I have been involved with CHN, I already notice that I am more willing to speak my mind, tell my truth, and assert my own agency.”
Lorie retired from ExxonMobil in 2017, where she most recently served as government relations manager for the Mid-Atlantic. During her 27-year career with the company, she held a range of positions in public and government affairs and treasury, including serving as the creator and director of its global Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative from 2006-2011.
Lorie has also held positions of leadership on multiple boards, including the Coalition for Economic Opportunities, Spaulding for Children, Vital Voices Global Partnership, Houston Area Women’s Center, and Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania.
Lorie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Wellesley College, her Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and her MBA from Stanford University.