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.
Emmy-award winning TV producer, Author, and Media Trainer
Paula Rizzo is an Emmy-award winning television producer, best-selling author, and a media trainer and strategist. As a former senior health producer for Fox News Channel for more than a decade, she produced segments with a range of top experts, including JJ Virgin, Jillian Michaels, and Deepak Chopra. A media veteran for nearly 20 years, she also worked in local news in New York City as a producer for WCBS, WPIX, and WLNY. She coaches experts and executives to perform better on camera and produce their own videos.
She’s the founder of ListProducer.com and author of Listful Thinking: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed and Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You. She’s also the co-creator of Lights Camera Expert – an online course geared towards helping entrepreneurs, authors, and experts get media attention. She also teaches Become a Video Star – a virtual workshop that empowers experts to create their own compelling videos.
Paula has been featured in major media outlets like FoxNEws.com, Business Insider, and The Daily News. She’s a contributor to MindBodyGreen.com, Entrepreneur.com and Thrive Global. A veteran speaker, she’s presented at MA Conference for Women, HOW Design Live, New York Women in Communications, National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), and many others. Go to PaulaRizzo.com for more.