Who is Lori Pace


Lori Pace, Keynote Speaker and Realtor

Lori Pace is originally from Jamaica, West Indies but has spent the majority of her life in Denver, Colorado seeking the American Dream.  She grew up with an appreciation for buildings and entrepreneurship, and worked in  architecture, leadership development and Real Estate most of her life in various roles. She believes in taking CARE of Business! One of the many traits that she carries with her includes Heart Disease and she incorporates how this has affected her in her life.

Lori inspires audiences to make changes in their lives and live abundantly.  She is a member of the National Speakers Association and has a dynamic way of connecting with people and changing their HEART even from the stage.

Her entire life has been dedicated to giving back to her community and outside of her community. Her extensive training and work experience in Real Estate and and Urban Planning created an early understanding of the many facets of the American landscape and marketplace.

She credits her commitment to creating healthy communities and leaders to her diverse background and experiences.

She worked in Urban Renewal and Redevelopment early in her career. Her involvement in the community includes serving on many boards of charities, and speaks on behalf of  the American Heart Association as well as a passionate fundraiser for many causes particularly Heart Disease and community development.

While she is not known by most as Mrs. Denver, which her reign ended in 2009.  She now wears a different crown in the pageantry of life. The crown she wears now has a different purpose.

Lori believes, a crown will not stay on your head when it is down so you must always hold your head high and be proud of who you are and what you do in life.

She brings her messages to organizations and audiences dedicate to making a difference in peoples experiences in life.

Whether as a keynote speaker, a workshop leader or strategic business partner, She helps break through the boundaries that limits ones mindset. She feels we all are unique gems and are valued more when we work and grow together.

She has been featured on 9 KUSA News, Fox31 KDVR News and in Denver Life Magazine among other publications over the years.  She is the Co-Founder of GEMS- Gainfully Earning Moms created to support and collaborate with other working mothers.  She has served on several Board of Directors, community organizations and is committed to Philanthropy.


Lori graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Design with a concentration on Architecture and Urban Planning.  She was the recipient of a Congressional Leadership award and recipient of a scholarship from the University of Colorado  President Leadership Class  which is explains a lot about who she is.

Awards and Affiliations

  • Denver Metro Association of Realtors, Board of Director
  • Founder Gainfully Earning Moms of Stapleton (GEMS)Founder 
  • Soulfully Stapleton Neighborhood Organization, 
  • Jack and Jill of America, Inc. (African American Mothers Lead Organization)
  • HMA Associates Architects, P.C. Board Member 
  • Colorado Congressional Award   
  • University of Colorado at Boulder President Leadership Class Recipient
  • Dale Carnegie Graduate
  •  National Association of Minority Architects
  • Outstanding Citizen Recognition by the Mayor of Denver for Urban Land Institute Forum 
  • American Heart Association Ambassador
  • Urban Land Institute Real Estate Diversity Initiative Graduate 
  • 2012 Denver Metro Commercial Association of Brokers 
  • Denver Language School Founding Charter Member 
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated Mrs. Denver 2009- Mrs. Colorado Pageant
  • Jack and Jill of America, Inc. (African American Mothers Philanthropic Organization)
  • Former Young Philanthropist Foundation Board of Directors
  • American Heart Association Ambassador