Lorena Riely is the senior administrative officer at Independent Women’s Forum. She joined IWF in 2021, concentrating on internal human resource and accounting activities.

She has been a military spouse for almost 25 years, living in North Carolina, Maryland, Southeast Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Italy, and Northern Virginia.

She previously worked as the assistant controller at a mid-sized D.C. law firm and as the accounting manager at the D.C. location of a national law firm. She is a previous church treasurer and currently volunteers at her local parish food pantry.

She holds a B.A. in History, a B.S. in Accounting, and a M.S. in Accounting. She resides in Fairfax, VA with her husband, daughter and three sons.