Lisa works closely with our partners to provide development management and strategic planning leadership. With almost a decade of experience in the industry, Lisa has acquired a skill set that includes major gifts, special events, community outreach, corporate partnerships, and board development. She brings her expertise in fundraising, event management, and community engagement to every partnership.
Prior to joining Orr Group in 2016, Lisa served as an Associate Director of Development at NYU Langone Medical Center, where she worked with prospective and current philanthropic partners on identifying opportunities within the Center. At NYU Langone, she raised six-and-seven-figure gifts for annual, programmatic, and campaign priorities.
Before NYU Langone, Lisa worked at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (The Wilson Center), where she built philanthropic relationships and developed and implemented fundraising and logistical plans for the Woodrow Wilson Awards, an integral piece of the Center’s funding structure that raises over $2.5 million annually. She also fundraised, planned, and executed ceremonies for high-profile honorees including Heads of State and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.
Additionally, Lisa has experience in grassroots fundraising with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, event strategy with the Louisiana SPCA, and in community affairs with the New Orleans Saints.
Select Recent Partners
- Arthritis Foundation
- New York City Community Learning Schools Initiative
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC
- Ronald McDonald House New York
- B.A., Public Administration and History, Miami University, 2009
When I’m not working, I’m…
Exploring the greater Northeast in my cowboy boots.