Lori Sedlezky

Lori Sedlezky is the Director of Knowledge Management at SEEC. Lori oversees a team responsible for the development and implementation of knowledge management activities. This includes promoting evidence based practices, managing data driven systems change to continuously improve service delivery, and developing training and education initiatives. Lori provides leadership in statewide initiatives promoting the direct support workforce profession in collaboration with government agencies and community service providers across Maryland.

Prior to this position, Lori worked at the Research and Training Center on Community Living, at the University of Minnesota as the Director of Knowledge Translation. Lori has an extensive background in the field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, working in leadership positions in community based services, policy advocacy, grant management, and research and training. Lori has developed training curricula, co-authored numerous papers and book chapters, and presented at international, national and state conferences.

Lori holds a Master in Social Work degree from the University of Minnesota, and Bachelor Degree in Psychology. She is a Fellow of the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (FAAIDD), and actively involved with the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR).