Meet Lisa Osborne Ross At The Pinnacle Of Her Career
Intelligent, warm and fiercely compassionate, “Odyssey Woman on the Move”, Lisa Osborne-Ross constantly strives for excellence. She is a PR executive who is making history and impacting culture on a daily basis.
Now, at what she calls the pinnacle of her career, Lisa is the newly appointed president of Edelman’s Washington, D.C., office. She is the third woman to lead one of Edelman’s five global hub offices. Edelman is the leading public relations company in the world.
Lisa has expertly leveraged her experiences, talents, and her three life mottos (to love, to serve and to forgive) as the foundation for providing award-winning work for some of the most well-known and well-respected brands in the U.S. Before joining Edelman, Lisa was managing director of APCO’s Washington, D.C., division and spent 15 years with the Ogilvy marketing firm.
Philanthropically, she has devoted considerable time on projects to empower women, promote education and
prioritize the importance of diversity and inclusion of all. She co-founded and led the Washington Area Women’s Foundation. She continues to serve on the Foundation’s Honorary Council. Lisa helped establish a scholarship for public relations students at Howard University and served on prestigious non-profit boards including the Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School Board of Trustees, Marquette University Centennial Celebration of Women, LeMoyne
College School of Communications and the Catholic
Charities of America.
Lisa embodies the mantra that everyone has the ability to live a life of purpose.