Lori Martini

Chief Philanthropic Officer


As Chief Philanthropic Officer, Lori advises the Foundation on philanthropic issues that affect our community. She stays attuned to the ever-changing field of philanthropy to create awareness of impactful giving.

Lori attended Penn State University and is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Organization Management, University of Georgia. She is a graduate of Leadership Lakeland Class 28 and Leadership Polk Class 6.

Lori is a founding board member for the Polk County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, she currently serves as Immediate Past Chair for the Leadership Polk Alumni Association and she’s a current board member for the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Estate Planning Council of Polk County, the Advisory Board for the Polk County Continuum of Care, the City of Lakeland Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force and Polk Visions Talent Pipeline.

Lori’s greatest honor was serving as President of The Lakeland Rotary Club. She was the second women in 95 years to lead the oldest service club in Polk County.