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Managing Director, Digital Services


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Lori Philyaw serves as the Managing Director of Digital Services. With a broad local government, communications, and marketing background Lori leads SGR's digital services division. She manages SGR's communication and branding initiative as well as SGR's suite of digital products and services including SGRecruiter©,, Digital Talent Marketing (DTM), Association Job Boards, Website Management, and multi-media marketing.

Lori joined SGR in 2012 after a 22-year career in municipal government where she served as a Public Information/Community Relations Officer and in director/leadership roles in the areas of Airport Management, Municipal Court, Utility Customer Service, and Website Administration. She attended Texas A&M University-Commerce and is a member of the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, the Hunt County Bio-Terrorism Response Team, and served on the Air Transportation Technical Advisory Committee for the North Central Texas Council of Governments. Lori holds National Incident Management System (NIMS) certificates in IC 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800.

Lori enjoys traveling, painting, reading, cooking, and pottery. Her greatest joy in life is spending time with her husband Bob and family, especially their grandchildren, Hadley, JoJo, and Liam who call her “Nonna.” She is passionate about raising awareness for Williams Syndrome and congenital heart defects which present unique challenges and opportunities for their grandson. Lori serves on the South Central Regional committee for the Williams Syndrome Association.