BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vice President/Marketing Director
Lorin Laxton was born and raised in upstate New York. She attended Kent State University in Ohio and pursued studies in Journalism and Communications, and completed studies abroad in conjunction with her military service in the United States Navy. Lorin served in the USN for 7 years, and received the Navy Achievement Medal for accomplishments in hardware and software technology. Lorin joined her sister Jill in Raleigh in 1992 and later became co-owner of Catering Works. During her career at Catering Works Lorin developed CaterWorks© , a catering software program that plays a vital role in keeping everything systematic and organized. Lorin has performed a variety of functions at the company, from Accounting to General Management, Business Development to Wedding Sales, IT and everything in between. Currently she is the firm's Marketing Director.
Lorin successfully completed the Master of Sommaliers Level One Course, and enjoys learning about and sharing wines of the world, as well as creating inspiring cocktail recipes for Catering Works. Lorin’s commitment to environmentally responsible policies at Catering Works stems from a family connection, her brother Brett is a wildlife biologist. Lorin is the proud mother of Meredith Laxton, a recent NC State College of Design graduate, working in the field of illustration and animation. In her free time, which there is very little of these days, she enjoys nature, photography, skiing and her dog Bodie and cat Mimi.