Assistant Director, Professional Education and Conferences
Lori Rushford graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Education. She began working at the Straus Institute in 1998. She loves using organizational skills in planning training programs and conferences. In addition, Lori comes from a Pepperdine family. Her husband is a retired Pepperdine professor who now works at Pepperdine's Seaver College library, and her two daughters graduated from Pepperdine, one of which married another Pepperdine graduate! Her favorite time is time spent with her grandchildren.