Lori Wood is the Executive Director of the Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund (SMWNPF). The SMWNPF is a $5 billion, labor-management defined benefit pension plan with approximately 140,000 participants nationwide.
Lori has over 25 years of experience working with Taft-Hartley benefit plans, plan sponsors and organized labor. After graduating from Marymount University with a degree in Business Administration, she joined the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). In 1999, Lori became the Administrative Director of Benefits where she managed multiple retirement plans and health plans. From 1999 through 2013, she served in several senior management roles for SEIU and its funds, including Deputy Chief of Staff of the International Union. Lori has been with the SMWNPF since 2015.