Lori Alford


Avanti Senior Living

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Lori Alford was a featured speaker at SLIF18. Read a summary of her session here.

As the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Avanti Senior Living, Alford is passionate about empowering older adults with endless choices, state-of-the-art technology, sophisticated living and care and wellness that surpasses the highest benchmarks. Throughout her career, Lori has embraced the “disruptive theory” and has explored ways to challenge the status quo in order to improve the life of seniors and workplace environment.

As one of senior living’s most respected innovators, Lori draws from nearly 20 years of experience in senior living as she forges industry-transforming practices and perceptions for senior living. Her passion is focusing on the people and creating a culture of empowerment and pride. Previously, she served as COO of one of the largest assisted living companies in the industry where she was responsible for  32 communities across 10 states and an annual revenues of more than $100M.

Lori is actively involved in disrupting the industry and is a frequent speaker and panelist. She has a passion for inspiring women to achieve the best they can be!