Director of Corporate Affairs
Community Development Foundation
Lisa Brown currently serves as Director of Corporate Affairs for the Community Development Foundation (CDF) in Tupelo, Mississippi. CDF is a 75-year-old organization that is consistently recognized as one of the Top 10 economic development organizations in the United States by Site Selection magazine.
Lisa works closely with the President/CEO, CFO and CDF Board of Directors, managing all corporate affairs and hospitality services. Additionally, Lisa utilizes her extensive entertainment industry event planning experience to organize CDF’s largest annual event, the Ignite leadership conference.
One of Lisa’s proudest professional accomplishments is having implemented position management systems for over 2,000 jobs while at Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc.
Lisa earned an associate degree from Dekalb Community College. Originally from Atlanta, Lisa resides in Tupelo with her husband and three dogs and has two grown sons and one grandson. When not keeping everyone in line at CDF, Lisa enjoys painting, gardening and interior decorating.