Lori Vande Krol

Life Made Simple, LLC

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Life Made Simple, LLC


Lori Vande Krol founded Life Made Simple, LLC in 2005. As a certified productivity consultant, Lori helps individuals and businesses implement and maintain systems to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Using a unique 5-step process, she works with busy professionals and growing businesses to determine customized solutions to their specific challenges. Through education, training and experience, Lori has developed systems and tools that save her clients time, energy and money -- all resulting in less stress.

After receiving a BS is Mathematics from Iowa State University, Lori worked 13 years as an Actuary and Risk Manager in a Fortune 500 company. This experience, along with her experience as a productivity consultant, personal role as wife and mother of three, and community roles with various organizations have provided Lori with a great understanding of how an organized and productive environment can impact all areas of life. Lori is passionate about helping her clients use the best technology and tools to achieve their business goals and find balance in their lives, allowing more time for what matters most.

Lori is a Golden Circle member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, serving as Professional Member Director, is a member of Faithful Organizers and the Virtual Chapter. Lori is a member of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Class of 2015.

Industry Volunteer Activities:
* Professional Member Director (May 2015 - Current)
* Chair, NAPO Statistics Database Committee (May 2013 - Current)
* Member, Virtual Chapter (2016 - Current)
* Member, Technology SIG (Jan 2012 - Current)
* Member, NAPO Leadership Development Committee (2008 - 2010)
* Treasurer, Iowa Professional Organizers

NAPO Conferences attended:
2017 - Leadership Forum
2016 - Presenter, Leadership Forum
2015 - Presenter, Leadership Forum
2014 - Presenter, Leadership Forum
2009 - Leadership Forum