Lori Konsker, '90

Dean's Cabinet Member


Lori Konsker is the founder and CEO of Viigii, a tech startup in the eGifting space that launched in 2016. Lori's volunteer efforts include JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options), which operates the nation's first state-of-the-art therapeutic center for children with developmental disabilities through their Children's Ability Center (CAC). Lori helped create CAC and has served on its board as Chairwoman since 2015.

During her time as a student at UC Santa Barbara, Lori spent two years working at The Devereux Foundation. There, she discovered her passion for art therapy and its potential to benefit people's lives. She received a master's degree in art therapy from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and started her professional career at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Lori created the Economic Scholars Endowment Fund and has given a capital gift to the UC Santa Barbara Men's Basketball Program. She is a member of the Lancaster Society and was elected a trustee of the UC Santa Barbara Foundation in 2019. Her husband, Kenneth Konsker, has a successful private practice in Boca Raton, Florida. In 2009, he established the Unified Physician's Management Group (UPM). Lori resides in both Boca Raton, Florida and Los Angeles with her husband. Their daughter is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a degree in sociology; in addition, Lori's two other children attended California universities. 

A graduate of UC Santa Barbara in 1990, Lori holds a B.A. in Sociology.