Tori Lyon

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Chief Executive Officer, the Jericho Project


Ms. Lyon joined the Jericho Project in 1996 as the Director of Development. In 1999, she was promoted to Associate Executive Director, in 2005 became Executive Director, and in 2016 CEO.

Ms. Lyon’s experience includes over 20 years in the supportive housing industry, primarily responsible for strategic planning, fund raising, housing and program development, and executive management. Prior to joining the Jericho Project, Ms. Lyon was the Grants Manager at Bailey House, a supportive housing program for people living with HIV/AIDS.

At Jericho, Ms. Lyon has overseen the development of more than 420 units of supportive housing, launched a nationally-recognized Veterans Initiative, and led the strategic growth of the agency, more than quadrupling the number of people served since 2010.

She holds a B.S. degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.