Lori Dickinson Black

Lori Dickinson Black has more than 25 years in nonprofit management from both a private foundation and public charity perspective, marketing, branding, board relations, development campaigns, and strategic communications. She is passionate about connecting nonprofit missions with impact.

As chief executive officer as well as executive director for nonprofits, Lori has increased giving as much as 1,000 percent and developed award winning programs. Lori is also a respected education advocate who is a regular contributor to publications and a sought after resource for media. She has presented at numerous conferences and volunteers with a variety of nonprofits as well.

Lori was named "Women of the Year" by the Edmond Chamber of Commerce in 2016, The Journal Record's "50 Women Making A Difference" and "Achievers Under 40" in 2010, and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic,

Lori holds a bachelor's degree in agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University and a certificate of nonprofit and fundraising management from the Lilly School of Philanthropy at the University of Indiana.

In her spare time, she is raising two children and two "bonus" children with Robert, attempts to read, spends time in her small art studio, has 51,843 photos on her iPhone at any given time, and loves to travel. She also has a blog called The Suburb Woman that discuss grief, family and travel.
Contact Lori at lori@springboardok.com