Meet BRAVA’s Fearless Leader

Lisa Strickland
Creative Director

You could describe Lisa as a PR maven with a background in corporate marketing—and leave it at that.

But there’s more to her story.

Once upon a time, she had a career as an emergency room nurse, but after 10 years of wearing scrubs and occupational footwear, it was time for a change.

So off to Italy she went, where she managed marketing programs for medical institutions and industry. Always the creative type, she was a photographer and columnist for an Italian lifestyle magazine, as well as a writer for Bologna Inside, a guidebook for foreigners living in Italy.

Six years later, she returned to the States, holding a number of marketing and public relations positions until launching BRAVA Creative in 2009.

If you were to ask, she’d tell you that life experience counts. That she wouldn’t be caught dead without Italian shoes. And yes, she not only writes the BRAVA Rules – she lives them.

That’s her story and she’s sticking to it.

Lisa Strickland is the creative director and content strategist at BRAVA. She leads the team in public relations, brand development and event management.



Lisa set up my book tour to SoCal. I'm recommending her to my other writer friends.

J. DeDakis
Novelist, Former White House correspondent, CNN Editor


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