Lori Vieira Tolbert

Lori Vieira Tolbert

Work History

Work History
Dec 2003 - Jan 2009

Northwest Regional Manager


HWMI is the housing industry's leading independent real estate research firm providing residential construction information and analysis for real estate development and new-home construction.

Regional Manager, Pacific NorthwestOversaw regional research operations to maximize staff productivity. Managed data accuracy, completeness, consistency and timeliness. Reconciled database information from off-site sources through primary research. Managed the local office administrative functions, facilities, personnel and expense budgets. Ensured research staff was maintaining productivity and accuracy standards. Maintained strong relationship with Regional Sales Director and customer base.* Increased number of projects in the database 45% over a course of 2 years with minimal resources.* Invited to sit on focus group for several months with JP Morgan consultants to increase productivity and streamline processes with much success in implementing several new business models and methodologies for the research department* Promoted from Research Associate to Regional Manager in 2004

(My position and the entire Seattle office was eliminated due to the housing market downturn and a necessary restructuring of the company, however, I was retained as an independent contractor/consultant to write quarterly published research reports for the Pacific Northwest)


Seeking work in a creative environment utilizing my various skills preferably in a small business setting.


Professional networking, new technology, creative strategies, marketing, event planning, usability research, tennis, skiing, gourmet cooking, music, real estate, travel


Decisive, energetic Management Professional with 20 years combined in the real estate, property management and retail management industries. Detail minded with the ability to manage multiple tasks. Customer-focused. Brings energy, enthusiasm and communicates effectively with all levels of an organization. Task focused. Creative and resourceful. Drives self and others to meet deadlines and attain target adjectives. Effective in dynamic and fast paced setting. Strengths include:* Team Leadership               

* Problem-solving* Research & Analysis           

* Adaptability* Multi-tasking               

* Building Relationships



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