Lisa is Vice President of Business Development focused on growing the company’s footprint in Texas and Oklahoma. Prior to joining the NextSite team, Lisa served over 15 years in the community economic development arena as executive director for Athens, TX and assistant director for Kilgore, TX. Her past experience includes industrial, commercial and retail recruitment, business retention and expansion, marketing, property development and sales, budgeting, project finance and incentives, workforce development and property management.
Lisa is a graduate of the Advanced Economic Development Leadership Program where she earned her Master Practitioner credential through Clemson University, Texas Christian University, University of Alabama and University of Southern Mississippi. She has also earned her Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification through the National Development Council, as well as Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED) certification through the Community Development Institute at Lone Star College in The Woodlands. Lisa is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.