Lisa Gordon, Vice President

Lisa Gordon, M.S., is an Aqua Community Relations Group Vice President. Lisa has more than 20 years of communications experience, and joined the Aqua team in 2017. Lisa is a dynamic trainer and consultant, speaking frequently on the issues of change management, leadership and transformation, and she has provided community and public relations to business, government and nonprofit organizations.

Lisa’s past positions include serving with former Mayor Jerry Sanders as the City of San Diego’s officer of protocol and its Small Business Ambassador. She also held positions in the City’s Economic Development Department, at the San Diego County Water Authority, and with the San Diego Community College District.

Lisa’s specialties include building consensus among multiple stakeholders, engaging audiences through new media, and reaching diverse communities. She has extensive experience in branding, reaching target audiences, and effectively collaborating with community organizations, businesses, and public agencies. Lisa is also an inspiring keynote speaker, and co-authored The Diamond from Within: Overcoming Obstacles in Life and Business.

A devoted lifelong learner, Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of California San Diego, and a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from National University (San Diego). In her spare time, Lisa loves traveling with her husband to Hawaii and other tropical destinations, discovering new restaurants, singing in choir, and volunteering with her church.