Lora Allen, Principal CX Advisor, Public Sector at Medallia

Come hear from a longtime public servant and former federal HR recruiter who loves helping others to find meaningful careers in government service.


What pathways exist for me? What steps to take? This workshop is designed to help individuals to think outside the box and identify different pathways to serve in government throughout their career journey.

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Say with confidence “I can do this”;
  • Identify new pathways to serve in government during your career journey;
  • Determine what types of jobs exist in the federal government and which ones are in high demand;
  • Know how to effectively target federal careers and job searches; and
  • Understand how to navigate career transitions in and outside of federal government.

When: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Time: 6:45 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: McLean Bible Church, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA

Register for this even either online here or please first at the Welcome Desk, where CNM volunteers will then direct you to the assigned room.

About the Facilitator

Lora’s expertise is in customer experience, data analytics, and project management at General Services Administration. She currently leads CX projects for a $26 billion organization of 700+ people, helping GSA to transform into a customer-centric organization that improves government’s ability to obtain critical IT products/services more efficiently & effectively.

Prior to GSA, Lora managed workforce transformation initiatives at U.S. Customs and Border Protection that impacted agency culture and 60,000 employees nation-wide. Prior to DHS, she managed two department-wide HR recruitment programs for the U.S. Department of Education (ED) serving as an advisor to political leadership and being an advocate for emerging leaders who are changing and improving how the Department serves 14,000+ school districts and countless students. She also developed and implemented new human capital strategies to re-energize ED’s workforce, focusing on process improvement, employee recruitment, leadership development and retention, and workplace engagement.

Lora is a graduate of the Presidential Management Fellows Program, serving across federal government and in different mission-critical occupations to improve processes, user experiences, and mission results.

About Federal Career Connection

Who We Are: Through the support of Career Network Ministry, the Federal Career Connection program was created by volunteers to provide facilitator-led workshops to equip job seekers with the right mix of information and resources to enhance their federal job search.

Our Vision: A federal government that employs men and women who possess high standards of integrity, moral and ethical conduct, and genuine concern for the American public interest.

Our Mission: To provide job seekers with relevant, up-to-date information to enhance their federal job search and individual marketability.

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Federal Career Connection

A free resource for Americans who want to serve in the federal government, while helping the government recruit individuals who possess high standards of integrity, conduct, and concern for the public interest.

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