Lisa Franceshini

Lisa comes to the SV SBDC after relocating to Page County from Maryland in 2016. As a graduate of the University of Delaware and with a certification in Mediation Technique, she brings 25 years of business development experience in working with a diverse client base across primarily the service industries. Her specific skills lie in streamlining system and procedural strategies, improving sales and marketing efforts, contract negotiation and management, and relationship building/mediation both internal and external to the organization. She held both commercial and residential real estate licenses.

Lisa and her husband own and operate a vacation cabin business in Stanley and are parents to four grown children living in MD, CA, and abroad. She volunteers her time in Page and Shenandoah County in a variety of areas including the Luray Page Chamber of Commerce (Board Member, Tourism Council Member, and Ambassador), AVA Care Harrisonburg (Volunteer Advocate), and the Virginia Cooperative Extension (Reality Store Volunteer) as well as being a member of the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association and an active volunteer at her parish.