As the Director of Economic Development for the City of Opelika, Lori Huguley is responsible for recruiting and retaining business and industry within the city. Huguley received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Auburn University at Montgomery and is a certified economic developer. Before becoming director in 2011, Huguley was the project manager for Opelika’s Economic Development department. She has been working in the field for more than 13 years. Huguley’s favorite part of her job is the variety of projects she works on each day. When Huguley is not in the office, she enjoys attending Auburn football games and spending time on Lake Martin with family.