Lora is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Finance and Economics. While in college she worked for American Sunbelt in Bloomington and PMM in Valparaiso as a leasing agent. After graduation, Lora came to 1st American as a Residential Manager, handling a portfolio of apartments and townhomes. She then began to take on commercial properties and was the head of the Commercial Department from 1993-2000. After leaving 1st American in 2000 Lora worked for CB Richard Ellis/Sturges out of Merrillville, and Holladay Properties out of Portage Indiana. She returned to 1st American Management in 2020 to handle high-profile commercial properties and new business development.
Lora has received the prestigious Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), an internationally recognized designation for Real Estate Management professionals. She currently serves as the Treasurer for IREM’s NWI Chapter. In addition, Lora is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Indiana.