Lori J. Drake, CBA is the new Payment Professionals Community Manager.
She is the Secretary and the Education Chair for the Central Texas CFMA Chapter
She is a member of the CFMA, CRF and has a designation earned through the NACM
Lori has been a Credit Manager for over 17 years with the last 13 years specializing in Texas Construction. She has been featured multiple times in the Austin Business Journal, Business Credit Pro, Credit Today and Construction News.
Lori was born in Seattle, WA and now lives in the North Austin, TX area with her husband and youngest daughter. Thanks to her oldest daughter, she also has 2 precious granddaughters. When Lori isn’t working or taking care of her family, she is a musician, enjoying the fiddle and piano.
Before becoming a Credit Manager, Lori got her education through the National Association of Credit Management. After that, just to shake things up, she was the Chairman of the Texas Statewide Construction Credit Group for 4 years, a trainer of Texas Mechanics Lien Law, and a speaker at the All South Credit Conference. As a Credit Manager, she has experience across all credit functions, including Mechanics Lien Law, Litigation, Fraud, Credit Policies and Contract Management. More...