Avodah Announces New Senior Vice President of Faith-based Initiatives

Updated: May 17

Avodah extends a warm welcome to Lori Miller to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Faith-based Initiatives...


Avodah extends a warm welcome to Lori Miller to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Faith-based Initiatives. Lori brings nearly 20 years of successful relational leadership, operational and administrative experience across diverse businesses including a technology startup, an international non-profit organization, and a global translation agency.


In her new role, Lori will provide executive oversight of faith-based initiatives while managing the day-to-day development, administrative and operational functions of Avodah through coordination with staff and appropriate committees.


Reporting directly to Avodah CEO Shawn Ring, she will identify new areas for expansion to ensure business viability, support technology and product advancements to cultivate customer growth, and strategically align Avodah solutions and services.


“Faith-based entities have a long history of effecting positive change and impact in underserved communities worldwide,” said Lori. “I am delighted to join Avodah in further developing the opportunity for utilizing artificial intelligence to improve and transform equitable accessibility of human interaction in marginalized populations.”


“I look forward to working closely with faith-based organizations to expand human access and engagement through Avodah’s transformative sign language translation and transcription,” she continued. “Our unique language access contributes to the fundamental human need for dignity and connection and will surely allow many more people to bring their unique capabilities to serve their communities.”


Previously, Lori held rising senior positions as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Director of Field Programs, and Human Resources Manager for the Seed Company, a global translation company, from 2011 to 2022. Additional experience includes serving as program manager at YWAM–Jewish World Office, a non-profit organization equipping young adults in Jewish studies; CFI–Jerusalem, an international non-profit agency for humanitarian aid to terror victims, Holocaust survivors, and immigrants; and American Systems Consulting, Inc., an information technology and consulting services company.


Lori earned an executive MBA degree with focus on the economics of mutuality and innovative value creation from Bakke Graduate University in Dallas, Texas.


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