As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Lisa Marshall is responsible for stewarding the SSRC’s College & University Fund for the Social Sciences in addition to coordinating the Council’s annual fund and major gift programs. As part of the President’s Office team, Lisa works closely with the President and Board of Directors to expand fundraising networks, grow the endowment, and build organizational capacity. Lisa joined the SSRC as Development Officer in 2014, and had previously spent 12 years fundraising in the arts and social service sectors, with significant experience in foundation relations, grants management, and annual fund communications. She holds a BA in English Literature from Lewis & Clark College. Lisa splits her time between Portland, Oregon and New York City.