October 11, 2016

Working in Total Chaos, and Leaning In, Leaning On and Finding Your Why!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
D.O.C. Wine Bar
326 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Lisa WagnerLisa is the Founder of Lisa Wagner and Company, a fundraising solutions, project and event management company who provides services of all kinds to corporate, not-for-profit and political clients.   Their vision statement is to serve the highest good of all their clients and those they serve.
After she was hired as teacher, Lisa got her start in development at the local level working for State Senator John Madigan and State Representative Lee Daniels in the summer times to learn “real world” skills to help her in the classroom.   In 1999, she left teaching to work fulltime for Speaker Hastert, and went on to be his National Finance Director, responsible for the entire Finance and PAC Operation.

After many requests for her services, in 2004, Lisa decided to start up her own company, taking on new projects and clients.  As her client base and accomplishments have grown, so has Lisa Wagner and Company, Inc.

Lisa Wagner and Company provides a wide range of services including board and staff retreats and training, research, networking instruction, individual philanthropic audits, grant writing, overall strategic planning.  Her company spearheads complex fundraising programs and major events of all kinds, including but not limited to presidential events, Capital Campaign Events, galas, book tours, rallies and sporting events.

Lisa previously taught English at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, where she was a nominee for the Golden Apple Award and Illinois Teacher of the Year and was selected for Who’s Who Among Teachers in Illinois. Lisa received her B.S. in English education from Illinois State University and a M.S. in educational administration from Northern Illinois University.

She and her husband Dan are the proud parents of four children: John, Mike, Annie and Danny.  They are active in the special needs community.

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