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Lisi Communications creates high-impact, award-winning communications campaigns.
About Chris Lisi, Founder of Lisi Communications
An expert at creating high-impact, award-winning communications campaigns, Chris Lisi has helped shape the images of organizations ranging from small nonprofits and advocacy organizations to large technology companies including many Fortune 500 companies. Chris offers advice and assistance on crisis and project management, message development, media training, consumer marketing, and public affairs campaigns.
A D.C. insider, Chris has worked in both the public and private sectors. She began in the mid-1990s at The White House for then-Vice President Al Gore. Later, she served in the U.S. Senate as a Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Communications and was elected to the Board of the U.S. Senate Press Secretaries Association. After becoming a consultant nearly 12 years ago, Chris was retained by several U.S. government agencies to manage complex communications projects and national rollouts including the Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
In the private sector, Chris worked for the Glover Park Group (now Finsbury Glover Hering) and FleishmanHillard where she consulted for several blue-chip technology and health care companies, as well as influential trade organizations. In-house at AARP, Chris managed communications for the considerable Medicare Part D prescription drug program to the organization’s 40 million members.
During her consulting tenure, Chris was regularly tapped by First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton’s offices, to assist on a volunteer basis with managing press corps needs for them domestically.
Chris is an adjunct professor at George Washington University and frequently lectures for Michigan State University in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of Rutgers University and completed graduate work on social public policy at Georgetown University, where she later taught in the Master of Professional Studies Public Relations/Corporate Communications Program. She lives in Washington, D.C.