Lori Sullivan oversees provincial wide land-based gaming operations and leads OLG’s business development activities. She has end-to-end accountability for business results through effective relationship management and maximizing performance with OLG’s land-based Casino Gaming and Charitable Gaming partners and considering new opportunities for responsible growth. Additionally, Lori is responsible for leading OLG’s business development activities by identifying industry trends, developing and maintaining relationships with existing and new external partners to identify investment opportunities across all lines of business. Lori is also responsible for delivering on OLG’s mandate in support of a sustainable horse racing industry in the Province of Ontario, which includes distribution of ~$120 million to the sector per year under the Long Term Funding Agreement.
As an experienced business and legal executive, Lori has negotiated, structured and managed complex transactions on behalf of public, private and government entities. For 14 years, she practiced commercial law at Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg LLP, where she was a Partner.
Lori has previously served as OLG’s Senior Vice President, Governance, Legal and Compliance, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations.