Lisa Nickerson is the founder and CEO of Nickerson, a full service marketing and communications agency with offices in Boston and Miami. Lisa and the Nickerson team were recently the 2019 PR Daily 'Winner' and 2020 PR Week 'Finalist' for Crisis Communications/Reputation Management.
Lisa was also recognized by Bisnow in 2018 as one of Boston’s “Most Powerful Women in Real Estate”, was featured on Chronicle in June 2018 as Greater Boston’s Real Estate Expert and was also the recipient of the 2016 PRISM Award for Marketing Professional of the Year. Notably she was recognized as The Nashua Telegraph’s 91 Progress’ Entrepreneur of the Year at 17 years old.
Lisa is a multiple-industry award winner, a well-respected, sought-after speaker and moderator, and a devotee of professional and community service. Lisa is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), ULI | New England’s Advisory Board, ULI Women Leadership Institute Co-Chair and Communications Chair, Board Member & Founder's Circle Chair of the Arts & Business Council, Board Member & VP of Sponsorship of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment, former SIOR New England Board Member & Communications Chair, and a member of CREW.
Philanthropic endeavors include Board Member and Development Chair of Housing Families Inc. since 2006 and various roles and now Board Member of the Joshua Frase Foundation since 1997.
Lisa received her BS in Marketing & Finance from Boston College. She maintains her Massachusetts Real Estate License and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration at Babson College. She received her Real Estate Certificate from Boston University.
Founder JB|BD | Business Development Strategist | Networking Coach | Speaker
Hey. Hi There! I believe in the power of connection. I am the creator of the One-Minute Pro Tips video series for business development. My first book on the power of networking and relationship building will be published in May 2020.
Many people have come to know me as an expert in fostering and expanding business networks. I offer workshops for overcoming networking fears as well as one-on-one relationship building coaching.
I have been a speaker at numerous conferences and for private companies, presenting on the importance of business development, networking and relationship building.
Conference submittal writing and presenting
Keynote speaker at several conferences each year
Panelist and Moderator
Business Development Strategist
I am a trusted, nimble and inventive business strategist. My knack for building relationships has created a proven track record of establishing new client relationships that last. My constant connection to clients and contemporaries through tight relationships informs my market intelligence keeping me up to date with all industry happenings and leads.