Q: What Do you Do for a Living?
A: I’m a small business consultant and web designer.
Q: Tell Us About Your Family and Pets!
A: I have a wonderful husband, a dog named Prince, and a new granddaughter that I get to babysit almost daily. They are my world.
Q: Which Neighborhood Do You Currently Call Home?
Q: Why Did You Move to Your Neighborhood?
A: I originally moved to the area to be close to work. I have settled here and love it.
Q: Where Else Have You Lived?
A: I grew up and lived on the Far East side of Columbus.
Q: South Side Organization(s) Where You Work/Volunteer
A: Marion-Franklin Civic Association, Avenue for All and I am the current Director of the Southside Hope CDC, leading the newly launched neighborhood cleanup, “Operation Southfield”.
Q: How Are You Active in The South Side?
A: I’m very active in launching and implementing programs that positively impact our neighborhoods on the Far Southside of Columbus.
Q: What Are Some Causes or Organizations That Are Important to You and Why?
A: I’m passionate about preserving our neighborhood as a family-friendly, safe and affordable place to call home. As a Southside resident for more than 25 years, I want to help bring back a sense of strong community by working with others to make a difference in our surroundings.
Q: What's Your Favorite Thing About the South Side?
A: The diversity of the people and the rich heritage and sense of community I have experienced living here.
Q: If You Could Make One Improvement to the South Side, What Would It Be?
A: More people take pride in their residence, whether renting or buying.
Q: What Would You Tell Someone Who May Move to the South Side?
A: It’s a wonderful place to put down roots.
Thank you, Lori for allowing the MVA to shine the South Side Spotlight on you! Each week, we will feature at least one individual who lives, works and/or volunteers on the South Side and who helps to build and strengthen our community every day. If you’d like to nominate someone for the spotlight, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.