Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Announces 2016 Citizen of the Year

Lori Lambert Selected for Chamber’s Highest Honor, to be awarded October 26

The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Lori Lambert as its 2016 Citizen of the Year. The award will be present to Lori on Wednesday, October 26 at the Chamber’s Annual Gala at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nashua. The Citizen of the Year award is an annual tradition that began in 1945 with the first honoree, then-Nashua Telegraph publisher Burtt Warren.

Lori Lambert is a partner in the Nashua financial investment firm of Weismann, Tessier, Lambert & Halloran and resides in Nashua with her husband, Gary, and their daughters Katherine and Grace.

A magna cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina, Lori began her career in financial services in 1988 and is an Investment Advisor Representative with LPL Financial. Well respected by her peers, Lori is past president of the Nashua Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. She received the 2012 Five Star Wealth Manager Award and has been recognized as a top financial advisor by LPL.

Lori has long been actively involved in leadership roles with many prominent non-profit organizations in the greater Nashua area. She is Chairperson of the Hunt Community Board of Trustees, where she also serves as Finance Committee Chairperson. She currently serves as a Trustee of St. Joseph Hospital and previously served as a Trustee for the Front Door Agency, where she was named Board President during her tenure. She also served on the Boards of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, Marguerite’s Place, the American Stage Festival and the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.

Lori was Co-Chair of the 2013 Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter Capital Campaign and in 2014, she was recognized by the Soup Kitchen with their Unsung Hero award for her work there and throughout the Greater Nashua Community. Lori is an active member of The First Church of Nashua and a member and past Chairman of the church’s Prudential Committee. In 2009, she was awarded the Kathryn Brigham Service award by First Church for her years of service to the church.

Lori is a member of the inaugural class of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greater Nashua in 1995 and she received the Chamber’s Eminence Award in 2007 as Volunteer of the Year. In 2013, Lori was recognized as one of the 25 Extraordinary Women in Greater Nashua by the Nashua Telegraph.