Marketing & Administrative Manager
As a financial firm with a fast-thinking culture, having in-house creative capabilities means we can get concepts executed right away. Lisa lives and breathes our brand and communicates Versant’s culture and point-of-view through the management, design, and implementation of the firm’s marketing efforts across multiple media platforms. She writes and designs collateral materials, creates and coordinates advertising and public relations campaigns, and manages the firm’s website and social media initiatives. In addition to marketing, Lisa is responsible for many of Versant’s administrative activities to ensure that the facility is running smoothly and that special projects are developed and properly implemented.
Originally from Minnesota, Lisa has lived in Phoenix for more than 25 years. She is a former director of Bentley Gallery, Bentley Projects and Vanier Galleries, was a creative director of Spectrum Photography & Digital Imaging in Phoenix, and project coordinator for MANI Graphics in Madison, WI.
Lisa is a member of ASU Women in Philanthropy, an engagement program of the Arizona State University Foundation for a New American University; an arts volunteer with FirstPlace AZ, a supportive housing and community for adults with autism, Asperger’s, and Down Syndrome; and volunteers on the marketing committee for Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona, an organization that helps heal abused and homeless children through artistic expression.
Lisa has a B.A. and M.A. in art from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and an M.F.A. in painting and sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her free time, Lisa can be found making art, golfing, or hiking South Mountain. She is married and has a daughter who lives in Denver.