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Lori Oberheide

Strategic Advisor


As Strategic Advisor, Lori supports our education sector clients in unmatched ways, with her over 35 years of experience leading education related public relations, marketing, strategic communications, and team development. She is deeply committed to improving perceptions of public education using both traditional and emerging channels.

Lori’s background includes supporting superintendents, boards, and district staff in their communication priorities, challenges, community engagement activities, and creative solutions. She has worked closely with education, school leaders, community, and organizations in both rural and urban school districts while curating relationships and the local, state and national levels. In addition, her expertise includes crisis communications, school funding campaigns, and business partnership development.

Outside of work, you can find Lori spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.

"I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel."

— Maya Angelou

Education + Recognition

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications | Utah State University

  • Learning and Leadership Award | Washington School Public Relations Association

  • President’s Award | Association of Educational Service Districts

  • Golden Medallion Honoree | National School Public Relations Association

Community Involvement

  • Board Director | Support for Early Learning & Families

  • Member | Share Strategic Planning Committee