Lori Stone

Lori Stone is Vera’s director of development, western region. With more than 20 years of nonprofit development and leadership experience, Lori has helped mission-driven organizations develop lasting support by telling the stories of those impacted by injustice—both broadly as a marketer and communicator and as a steward of sound fundraising principles. Prior to joining Vera, Lori was the external relations director for the Northern California Innocence Project, where she secured leadership and corporate gifts, oversaw all message development and special projects, and led policy reform community engagement efforts. Lori is deeply committed to justice reform and is pursuing her certification to become a Department of Justice accredited representative to provide low-cost legal representation to immigrant and refugee families. Lori holds an MA in organizational leadership and lives in Redwood City, CA.