Lori Eaton, Vice President
Lori Eaton is the Vice President at NextGen. Since coming on board as VP, Lori has helped build the business and expand NextGen’s staff, services and capabilities to become the $70 million company that it is known for today. Lori’s main focus…sales and recruiting…the cornerstone of NextGen success.
As head of operations and management, Lori leads a tenured recruiting team and premiere sales force for the firm, that boasts more than 300 + consultants and a solid reputation in the industry. Lori joined NextGen in March of 2000. Having been hired as recruiter, Lori learned the business from the ground up and after taking on a more leadership role, was named Vice President, in October 2010. Coupled with her experience in sales, recruiting and account management, Lori, a native of St. Louis, and having “grown up” in the industry, brings to every business experience, a strong understanding of technology and of the St. Louis IT market.
Throughout her career Lori has worked with startup IT organizations, small businesses and the Fortune 500 to bring sound business solutions to today’s high-tech challenges. As an experienced account manager, she supports NextGen’s history of success in maintaining long standing client relationships and actively works each day to ensure that NextGen continues this legacy. Her expertise envelops, recruiting, new business development, sales and management. As Vice President of the firm, she is dedicated to her staff, “I have never been more excited about all the positive changes we are making. With so many new staff, new space, and a renewed commitment to our clients and our consultants, we are growing and we’re geared up for a fabulous year,” Lori said.
Lori is involved in numerous professional groups and organizations, including, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, Downtown St. Louis Partnership, The United Way and The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. While her work is her passion, Lori has a profound interest in bringing teens and children new opportunities in technology, as well as in math and the sciences. When she is not working, you may find Lori, during St. Louis summers, at her pool and she’s also been known to participate in a little “retail therapy.” She loves to travel and also enjoys reading, and spending time with friends and family.