Lisa has worked in public affairs and fundraising in the Pacific
Northwest for over 20 years. Her expertise includes the areas of
event planning and execution, project management and logistics. She
began her career serving the state of Washington while working in
Washington, DC and went on to work as an advocate for small
businesses in Olympia, WA.
In1996, Lisa founded a fundraising and event management
consulting firm to serve clients in the nonprofit, political and corporate
sectors. Her recent work focuses on delivering exceptional results for
partners engaged in the arts, leadership development and software
While working with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for the
past 13 years, Lisa has directed over $8.5 million in funds raised for
cancer research. This work includes managing more than 1400
climber/fundraisers as they aspire to ascend mountain peaks across
the Pacific Northwest and on four continents.
Lisa is a lifelong Washingtonian and graduated from Washington
State University. She spends her free time reading, hiking,
snowboarding and volunteering her time with organizations focused
on children, cancer research and the outdoors. An adventurer at
heart, she’s climbed mountains all over the world for charity,
completed marathons and loves exploring beautiful terrain.