Lisette relies on her experience as a journalist, radio producer, public relations professional and law degree recipient to develop objectives, key messages, strategies and tactics for clients at Furia Rubel.

Among her other responsibilities at the agency, Lisette manages the implementation of client public relations and marketing programs and how they support client business development efforts.

As a producer for WBEZ, the local affiliate for National Public Radio (NPR) in Chicago, Lisette coordinated hundreds of radio programs where she focused on everything from politics and entertainment to cultural issues and other important topics. Combining her background as a journalist and radio producer, Lisette uses traditional and new media as tools for effective storytelling.

Lisette has worked in various public relations roles including positions as Sports Information Director at Chicago State University, making her one of few women to serve in this role on the Division I level. She also served as a Media Specialist for Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she handled media relations, serving as the law school’s primary point person for public relations.

Lisette’s passion for the field of communications was shared with students when she taught news and technical writing courses at Chicago State University, a four-year, public institution founded in 1867.

Lisette is a graduate of Bradley University where she obtained her communications degree. She also holds a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and has served as a human resources generalist for the American Bar Association (ABA), the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world.

By combining her legal education and journalism background, Lisette delivers integrated communications strategies, traditional public relations, media relations, crisis communications, content development, marketing and social media support to Furia Rubel’s clients.

An active member of the community, Lisette is a committee member for the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Established as an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding federal agency, the Commission’s mission is to inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws.

As a pastime, Lisette enjoys gardening, spending time with family and loves all things vintage.