Financial Services Instructors

Lorna Hofer

Lorna Hofer

financial services

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Lorna joined the staff at LATI in January 2013. She held roles as the TAA Grants Project Officer and Educational Technology Specialist before moving to financial services. Prior to joining the team at Lake Area Tech, Lorna worked as a tech coordinator/computer instructor for the Waverly, Watertown, and Henry school districts. In addition, she has worked for Still Waters, Inc., HR Block, Daktronics, and was a co-owner of Lone Pine BBQ. Lorna graduated from high school in Missouri and received Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration and Business Education from Dakota State University in Madison, SD. In addition, she earned a Master's degree in Educational Technology w/ Technical Systems Specialization. Lorna is originally from Doland, SD.

Kerry Stager

Kerry Stager

financial services

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Kerry served as an adjunct instructor at LATI prior to joining the staff as a full-time financial services instructor in August 2014. She earned her BBA in Management & Marketing from Dakota State University and her MBA from Mount Marty College. Her work experience includes positions as a commercial lending assistant and a personal banker. Kerry and her husband, Alan, live in Watertown where they raise their two daughters, Abigail and Katherine. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at her kids' activities, shopping, and reading.