Lori D. McDonald

Senior Grants Program Manager

Senior Grants Program Manager
+1 574-631-1107
152 Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Building


Lori McDonald joined Notre Dame Research in 2012 as the Assistant Director of Post Award Financial Management. Prior to this role, she began her career at Notre Dame in 2005, working in Corporate and Foundation Relations as the Assistant Director for Research Analysis where she identified and partnered with NGOs, foundations, and corporations that aligned with Notre Dame’s educational and research initiatives. Before joining Notre Dame, Lori spent nearly a decade as a small business consultant, where she partnered with clients to strategically develop, grow, and streamline the management of their companies. Lori has Bachelors of Business from Bethel College.