Lisa Fellers is an accomplished fundraising executive with an extensive background managing communications and development departments in the non-profit, educational, and healthcare industries. As the new head of development, Lisa brings a tremendous energy and passion to the Lighthouse and is a welcomed addition to our team of dedicated professionals. Her primary responsibility is raising funds to employ and empower the blind community. She has actively built a professional network of businesses and community stakeholders and will utilize these contacts to establish a strong donor base in support of our mission.
Lisa earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington in PR/Journalism and Spanish as well as a master’s degree from Southwestern Seminary. Lisa most recently served as director of development for The WARM Place and previously as director of alumni relations for the University of Dallas. She held the position of director of communications for the North Texas Commission, Texas Wesleyan University and Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Lisa worked for the state as the regional public health promotion manager and directed the public relations program for The Salvation Army of Tarrant County.
Lisa is an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys, bilingual in Spanish, a professional singer performing oldies music at local venues, and active in her church.
“I will be a walking billboard for the Lighthouse…it’s such an amazing organization!”