Lori Manning possesses more than two decades of experience in the field of education. She began her career as an athletic coordinator and softball coach at Oklahoma Baptist University and went on to hold teaching positions at primary and secondary institutions. Lori Manning holds certification as a fourth- through eighth-grade science teacher in Texas.
Most recently, she served as the executive director of ZES Educational Services, where she developed after-school programs for High Point Academy Fort Worth. Manning also led the company in partnering with the school to support efforts in the areas of academic growth, homework assistance, and extracurricular activities. Prior to her work with ZES, she held the role of Principal at the Pinnacle Academy of Fine Arts, having initially joined the school as a science teacher for fifth- through 11th-grade students.
Lori Manning now attends Western Governers University, where she is pursuing a master of business administration.