Lori Downing ’92
Lori currently serves as a Senior Delivery Manager for Q2, an industry leader in providing digital banking to community banks and credit unions. She leads a team of project managers doing online banking software implementations, custom development, and online banking platform upgrades for various financial institutions.
Lori has over 20 years of experience in project management and the software industry. She started her career at Hewlett-Packard as a Financial Assistant, while attending graduate school part-time. After obtaining her Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas at Dallas, HP gave her the opportunity to start working as a Software Developer and then a few years later as an Oracle Database Administrator. During this time, Lori also obtained her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. She left HP after 11 years and has been in various project/program management roles over the past 15 years. She has been at Q2 for over 8 years, starting out as a Project Manager quickly followed by moving into a subject matter expert role as a Project Director. She moved into Delivery Management leading her own team after only 2 years with Q2.
During her time attending Texas A&M University, Lori served as Class Council Finance Chair for the Class of 1992, Finance Chair for the Parents Weekend Committee, Fish Camp Counselor, and Aggieland Visitor Center Tour Guide. Lori enjoys returning to campus for Aggie football games, playing softball, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. Her Aggie family includes her husband, Brent (Class of 1993) and daughter, Kayla (Class of 2023).
Lori has expertise in the areas of project management, program management, and software implementations.
You can find Lori on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.