Lisa Rigdon
Senior Communications Manager

With more than 15 years of experience in content development, marketing, strategy, and communications, Lisa brings a variety of skills to The Freshwater Trust. Her background has primarily been in the for-profit sector, including creating and managing content for software development companies, SaaS providers, and education technology startups. Lisa has long wanted to put her skills as a content professional toward serving a bigger purpose. As the Senior Communications Manager at TFT, she builds captivating and persuasive messaging that furthers the organization’s efforts toward modernizing conservation and protecting freshwater ecosystems. Lisa earned her master’s degree in English from California State University, Stanislaus. As a growth mindset advocate, Lisa pursues continuous learning through coursework in copywriting, marketing, communication strategies, management, and AI.

Outside the office, Lisa is an urban fantasy author. Like most writers, she’s also an avid reader. Lisa enjoys getting her steps in and taking walks in her neighborhood or on the many nature trails of the Pacific Northwest.

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