Practicing Investor Relations and Financial Public Relations
Lisa Ellis is a senior financial communicator with a rare combination of skills – equal fluency in the practice of investor relations and financial public relations. At the same time, her career spans positions on both the corporate and agency sides.
On the corporate side, Lisa has worked at Madge Networks, the UK-based provider of managed network services and wireless networking products. Serving as Madge’s US Director of Investor and Public Relations, Lisa sold Wall Street on the Nasdaq-listed company’s makeover and intricate corporate structure. At Corroon & Black Corporation, she worked as the Investor Relations Manager for this Big Board-listed insurance broker.
On the agency side, her positions include most recently Executive Vice President and member of the management committee at the New York firm of GS Schwartz. In that capacity, Lisa headed the Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Practice at this mid-size, full-service PR firm. Prior to that, Lisa was Managing Director at New York’s Anreder and Company, and a Vice President at Robinson, Lake, Lerer and Montgomery, where she counseled Fortune 500 clients on corporate communications and crisis management assignments.
She counts the following among clients to whom she has provided a wide range of financial and corporate communications counsel: Hanson Industries; SunAmerica; ConAgra; Quantum Chemical; Pfizer; Six Flags/Time Warner; Scotts; and Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal.
A graduate of Yale University, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in History, Lisa co-authored the Money books “Living Well In Retirement” (1999), and “Money Adviser 2000.”