Lisa Cascio

Director, Communications and External Relations
Strategic Marketing and Communications

Lisa Cascio joined NEEP in October 2013 as its Public Relations Manager, and currently serves as Director of Communications and External Relations. In this role, she is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive communications and outreach plan that ensures a positive experience and high level of engagement for all NEEP partners. She oversees efforts to bring visibility to NEEP’s work and to ensure it is centering diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. As part of the Strategic Marketing and Communications team, Lisa promotes NEEP’s mission and activities across multiple channels, including traditional media, social media, website, public speaking opportunities, and events, with the goal of engaging stakeholders. Additionally, she leads NEEP's internal work to embed diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in our core values and organizational culture in ways that will allow us to better serve our allies, partners, and funders.

Lisa has been in the PR industry since 1996, working in college athletics, higher education, and the non-profit sector. Most recently, she was the Director of Marketing and Communications at Susan G. Komen Massachusetts.

Lisa has a B.A. in English from The College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. in Administrative Studies from Boston College. She also holds a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice and Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University.


Q: What book is currently on your nightstand?

A: Not currently on my nightstand, but my favorite book(s) are Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison and Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow.

Q: If you could spend one week anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?

A: Provincetown, at the very tip of Cape Cod. It's my little slice of heaven on earth.


Q: What's something about you that would surprise people?

A: I'm a reiki master

Speaking Information

Communications; public relatoins; marketing; relationship building; leadership; branding; positioning; storytelling; workplace culture; diversity, equity, and inclusion

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