Senior Program Officer, Florida
Lisa serves as a Senior Program Officer for the Florida office. She cultivates strong relationships with grantees, partners, and other stakeholders.
Her goal is to support the meaningful and strategic impact of our grant-making.
With experience in non-profit leadership, corporate marketing, and education, Lisa’s background provides her with many perspectives. Most recently, she served for 17 years at Champions For Learning in several communications, program management, and strategic planning roles.
Before moving to Naples in 2005, Lisa worked at the Chicago Tribune for eight years in marketing and community relations. She was also a classroom teacher in Indianapolis for six years, enriching the experience of her students through community partnerships.
Lisa earned her BA from the University of Notre Dame in American Studies (History/Communications) and Anthropology, and her MA from Indiana University, Bloomington, in Latin American Studies (History/Anthropology), along with her Master’s in Teaching. She earned her Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification in 2021.
She enjoys hosting family gatherings, especially when her grandchildren are visiting. She also enjoys her yard, native gardening, and taking photos of the plentiful wildlife.