Lori Wellman, CKD, CAPS, CGR
Lori grew up in Sidney, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney graduating with a four year degree in Kitchen & Bath Design. She worked in Fort Collins, Colorado obtaining background in cabinetry construction and lighting design before moving to Lincoln where she has worked at Lincoln Cabinet for twenty years. She is a NKBA CKD-Certified Kitchen Designer whose primary focus is in residential kitchen and bath remodeling. She works directly with her clients creating new spaces and general contracting projects through completion. Lori obtained her CGR-Certified Graduate Remodeler and CAPS-Certified Aging in Place Specialist designations in 2006. As a CGR she has broadened her scope of work to more than just kitchen and baths and often will work on first floor remodels, additions and basement finishes.
Through her experience in the industry and her design creativity she has “created a name” for herself in kitchen remodeling. She truly enjoys going through the process of redesigning spaces with homeowners to make them better. From start to finish, she is someone they can count on for guidance and who will look out for their best interests.
Lori has been active in the Home Builders’ Association of Lincoln (HBAL) since moving to Lincoln, currently serving as Secretary on the Executive Committee since 2013. Lori received the HBAL 2016 Associate of the Year Award for her service to the Lincoln Home Builders’ community. She served as the Chair of the Remodelers Council in 2009 and 2010 and has served on the HBAL Board for eight years. As Remodelers Chair, she was active in educating members on the new EPA lead regulations for remodeling. While serving as Chair of the Remodelers Council Golf Committee for five years, she helped run a successful event, raising money for scholarships given to local high school seniors and SCC-Milford students. In addition, Lori has been on the SCC Milford Building Construction Advisory Board since 2010. Lori has participated in community projects such as Santa Cop, Habitat for Humanity, Dolls vs. Wheels Toy Drive, and Hat & Mitten Collection for local elementary schools.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Scot and their son, Orrin. She also loves golfing, traveling, spending time with friends and attending sporting events.