Growing up in the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Lisa attended the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, where she studied dance. She received a BA in public relations with a marketing minor from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and she also served as Advertising Manager and columnist for its award-winning student newspaper “Rebel Yell.” After college, Lisa moved to Chicago and began her communications career in film and performing arts. From previously serving on the Board of The People’s Music School to pulling quotes for her artist friends, Lisa has always enjoyed pairing her professional talents with her passion for the arts. Prior to joining The Silverman Group, she led the marketing and media relations efforts for Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival, re-launched the marketing dept at Olive Films, and co-founded the chamber music ensemble Anaphora. She also has experience publicizing major and independent film releases from her seven years with the Los Angeles-based PR agency Terry Hines & Associates. When not at work, Lisa is likely found singing with the Windy City Treble Quire, watching a documentary, or hiking at a state or national park.