Lori D. Kendall is a business transformation leader with 15+ years experience providing operating executive expertise and management consulting for organizations during critical inflection points of business formation, growth, and strategic turnaround. She has strong general management experience from Fortune 1000 firms running product development and business operations with proven leadership, sales, and program management ability. Lori is a successful serial entrepreneur in on-demand IT infrastructure, business process outsourcing, and data analytics.
Lori recently received her Ph.D. in Management from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit. As a Fowler Center researcher, Lori led a team on behalf of the Goi Peace Foundation (U.N. NGO) to show how firms become positive agents by evolving from a shareholder model to becoming net positive impact companies. Her dissertation research interests focus on the role of micro-level leader behaviors underpinning firm dynamic capabilities to impact how organizations adapt, innovate, and remain viable.
Currently, Lori is professionally consulting and is a teaching assistant of quantitative methods within the Doctor of Management Program. Lori holds both master's and bachelor's degrees in business from Holy Names University.