Lori grew up in Oregon, graduating from Tillamook High School. She attended Mount Hood Community College for the Physical Therapy Assistant program, and has since gained 25 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics with an emphasis in manual therapy and exercise. Lori has been married for 26 years, has lived in Troutdale for 20 years, and has a 19-year-old daughter. She enjoys outdoor activities including hiking and camping with her family, and floating in her backyard pool. Lori plays No Limit Texas Hold‘Em in her spare time at local card clubs in Portland.