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Lori Smith Britton

LoriFor over 15 years, Lori Smith Britton has been a leader in leveraging critical resources for several of Boston’s most prestigious institutions including MIT, the Boston Latin School Association, and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation as well as a number a grassroots and community-based organizations. Lori was instrumental in the early success of the $35 million Pons Privatus Capital Campaign of the Boston Latin School Association, and directed efforts that allowed the Museum of African American History to double its budget during her tenure as Director of Development. While at the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Lori worked closely with the executive team to establish and grow the President’s Council – a leadership group of supporters whose annual giving is $25,000 to $1million and above – and helped launch a $9 million fund drive to secure the future of the Profile in Courage Award program. The drive was successfully completed in 2008 having surpassed its goal.

Lori’s service to the community is extended by her volunteer commitments. She serves on the boards of the Boston Latin School Association and Freedom House, Inc, where she is also a member of the executive committee. She is also a committee member of the Multi-Cultural Forum of the Chestnut Hill School – a parent-led organization committed to promoting the ideals of inclusion and diversity.

An alumna of Syracuse University where she earned a dual Bachelor’s Degree in English and Broadcast Journalism, Lori also earned a Master’s Degree in Urban Affairs from Boston University, where she has served as an adjunct professor teaching a course in non-profit fundraising.