Agent: 360 MERIDIAN, LLC
Pelham, New York, United States
Home page: http://www.lisatolliver.com
Dubbed "One of Westchester's Rising Stars" in 2000 (by Whitney Radio Group Owner-President, William O'Shaughnessy), saluted as a Phenomenal Woman in 2005 (by Emmis Communications) and appointed a National Poetry Month Ambassador in 2006, Lisa Tolliver (A.B. Harvard, M.B.A. and post-graduate Columbia), is Principal Owner of professional services firm 360 MERIDIAN, LLC. There, she provides success coaching, management and e-business consulting, and communications services to private and public sector clients. She also hosts several business and public affairs radio shows, lectures internationally, serves on several organizational boards, and teaches university and non-credit courses.
Tolliver's first paid writing jobs included stints grading essays for junior high school teachers. In high school, she won an Alpha Kappa Alpha Writing Award and Black Elks (Improved Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks) Oratorical Contest and edited her class yearbook. During college, she amassed additional writing, editing and publishing experience at United Press International, the Radcliffe Publishing Office, Harvard Student Agencies Publishing (preparing LET'S GO! travel guides and other manuscripts for publication), and numerous work-for-hire engagements.
Her publications include two telecom industry guidebooks and numerous articles, regulatory filings, applied research studies, strategic plans, educational materials, and creative works. She has also exhibited ethnographic fieldwork and documentary photography in initiatives sponsored by the Library of Congress American Folklife Center and Brigham Young University/Utah Heritage Project. She now serves on several editorial and peer review boards, writes several columns (at Lisa Tolliver On Air and Online, Emergency Preparedness and Safety Tips, BlogCritics.org, and SCORE Westchester's SCORE306 Wordpress Blog), and helps numerous "brick" and "click" clients develop and distribute digital and print content for entertainment, commercial, educational and community-based audiences.
A sample of Tolliver's published works and broadcasts is listed below. For more information, visit www.LisaTolliver.com.
Interests: Community service, downhill skiing, water sports, word/logic/math puzzles, the arts, and cultural activities.
Published writer: Yes