Portrait of Lisa Alexander, Staff Analyst

Lisa Alexander

Senior Project Coordinator

Lisa Alexander is a Senior Project Coordinator for LACO Associates providing support in funding and business development. Ms. Alexander graduated from California State University, Chico and her previous work experience includes working as the Executive Director of the Greater Ukiah Chamber of Commerce as well as the Ukiah Main Street Program where she developed relationships with local business owners, City staff and other members of the community. In that work, Ms. Alexander enthusiastically shared, resources with small business owners to support the development or improvement of their businesses, as well as fostering relationships in the community to benefit all parties involved. By planning, coordinating and orchestrating several large well attended local events for the purpose of community engagement and fund raising, Alexander gained vast experience in strengthening public relations and identifying community needs.

At LACO, Ms. Alexander’s work includes researching various federal and state grant opportunities which may benefit clients and supporting the development of grant applications to various sources. These funding streams include but are not limited to: Prop 68 Grant Programs, Cal Fire, and CDFW. Ms. Alexander has also provided support for the submittal of multiple FEMA HMGP grant applications.

Team Member Spotlight

Hometown? Years in the Profession?
“Santa Clarita, CA, 2.”
What is the best advice you can give to a new hire?
“Ask questions if you have them. Coworkers are happy to answer/assist.”
What is one thing – either industry related or not – you learned in the last month?
“More like the last year-there are situations in which I have no control. I often like to know the plan and that is not always an option, and that is okay!”
Favorite travel spot?
“Warm and Sunny places with beaches. As far as abroad specifically, I would say Italy is the favorite of places I have visited.”
Favorite movie?
“La La Land.”
What were you like as a 10-year-old?
“A junior cruise director.”
If you had to give a 15-minute presentation on any topic with no prep time, what topic would you pick?
“Building a profitable on-location Wedding Hair Business.”
Least favorite food?
“Beets, I want to like them though.”
You are happiest when?
“I am fully present in the memorable moments.”
What is your favorite holiday & why?
“4th of July because warm summer nights, being outdoors, bbq, baseball, fireworks and more.”
Biggest pet peeve?
“I do get a little bothered when the 1st person at a 4 way stop-does NOT proceed 1st!”