Lori Allen is bringing a lot of experience with her as begins her new role as the executive director of Door County Habitat for Humanity. The organization announced the hiring Monday morning after David Van Dyke announced he would be leaving the post after five years. Allen is no stranger to leading human services organizations, having previously served as the executive director for Pathways to Living, Unity Hospice, and Volunteer Guardian. She hopes that experience will help Door County Habitat for Humanity reach its future goals like expanding its volunteer base and home build schedule.
Allen is excited about the organization extending its reach into northern Door County this spring when it breaks ground on its 43rd home. In 27 years, Door County Habitat for Humanity has built 42 homes and completed 60 home repair projects, positively impacting over 240 people in the area.