Dress for Success Cincinnati Welcomes New Executive Director
Dress for Success Cincinnati is pleased to announce the selection of Lisa Nolan as its new Executive Director. Dress for Success Cincinnati is a nonprofit organization that has empowered disadvantaged women to find sustainable employment since 1999.
The Board of Directors of Dress for Success Cincinnati unanimously voted to select Lisa Nolan from a small group of highly qualified candidates.
“We are thrilled to announce this appointment,” said Anita Minturn, Dress for Success Cincinnati Board Chair. She added, “In 2017, as Dress for Success Cincinnati celebrates its 18th year, we have chosen a leader with the strength and capability to build upon our mission. She brings a fresh perspective and the skills to lead our staff, volunteers, donors and partners in bringing board strategies to life.”
A practicing attorney, before joining Dress for Success, Lisa was an associate at the Cincinnati law firm of Wood Herron & Evans LLP, specializing in intellectual property. She previously worked with a law firm in Washington, DC.
Lisa’s community leadership and nonPl-profit experience includes the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati, and she is a founding board member and Vice Chair of the Red Shoe Crew, a young professionals affiliate of Ronald McDonald House Charities. Lisa is also an active member of the Junior League of Cincinnati.
About her new position, Lisa said, “I carefully considered the kind of organization and purpose I wanted in my career move. A nonprofit whose mission was helping women or children was essential. I wanted to know that I could make a real difference in people’s lives. I’m excited to join the talented staff and volunteers at Dress for Success Cincinnati who are dedicated to making that critical difference.”
Lisa earned her Bachelors of Science degree at Vanderbilt University and her Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center. Lisa resides in Oakley with her husband, Evan, and their daughter.