Lori Sallaz

Director, Administration

Lori is responsible for performing a variety of administrative,human resources, accounting, marketing, clerical, and management support duties necessary for the organization to run efficiently and be promoted in an effective and professional manner. She is also responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable for Development Finance Authority of Summit County (DFA) and Development Fund of the Western Reserve (DFWR) and assists with and directs marketing outreach activities for DFA and DFWR through oversight of the website, electronic newsletters, press releases and marketing materials. Lori helps manage DFWR compliance, working closely with borrowers, and has completed NMTC training.

Furthering her education, Lori attended ITT Technical Institute and Youngstown State University. She has 29 years of management experience in public and private sectors. Her extensive background includes experience in human resources, office management and technology, records management, compliance and customer service.

Lori resides in Portage County and is a Board member of CREW Greater Akron and the Northeast Ohio Trail Riders  Association. She enjoys reading, horseback riding, camping, and hiking.