Lisa Strauss
Director of Advancement

Ms. Strauss has a background in events management, graphic design, marketing, and communications. She started her career working in the radio industry in Washington, DC in both on-air programming and marketing. In 2006, Lisa moved to a small promotion firm in DC, building large brand names through events along the east coast. She eventually branched off onto her own and consulted for a music start-up based out of Burlingame, CA in 2008. In 2011 Lisa transitioned into the non-profit industry at the Tides Center in San Francisco, sparking her love for doing marketing and communications in the NPO world. Ms. Strauss is a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, DC majoring in Communications and minoring in Electronic Media. At GWU, she was a member of the Division I water polo team as the team captain and goalie, as well as the college radio station (WRGW) as a DJ. Raised in Los Gatos, Lisa is happy to be back on the west coast and involved in the Bay Area’s Jewish educational community.