You need the right partner to lead you through the challenges you and your organization will undoubtedly face – whether you are looking to reach local governmental entities in California, the news media, community groups, or the public at large – you need a comprehensive strategy and a trusted advisor to help guide the way.
LG Strategies is committed to providing clients with valuable insights into the political environment. Serving as your trusted counsel, LG Strategies can help you craft the right approach and devise effective communications and engagement strategies with key audiences. With over 20 years’ of experience, Lisa Gritzner leads LG Strategies as an expert in the industry, having represented corporate clients, non-profits and government agencies on a wide variety of issues.
Lisa Gritzner is a recognized leader in Southern California's public affairs arena and brings more than 20 years of government, business, and political experience to her clients. Lisa has worked with a wide array of interests providing strategy in the areas of campaigns & issues management, energy & environment, land use, government advocacy as well as public relations & crisis communications. She leads teams of seasoned experts in these disciplines and provides hands-on strategic counsel and client engagement on a day-to-day basis.
Lisa is a well-respected consultant to corporate clients facing complex legal, legislative and regulatory challenges - from Microsoft and Uber to Shell and SoCalGas, she has been involved with some of the most challenging issues of the day. Lisa has considerable experience and relationships with a host of public agencies in California including direct work for LA County Department of Public Works, the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Lisa has worked on many complex technical and environmental issues throughout the region, often working to bridge the gap between the technical and scientific world and elected officials and their constituents. She possesses significant knowledge of local government policies and procedures, and has worked with and advised elected officials and staff at all levels of government.
Prior to her work in the city of Los Angeles, Lisa created a nationally recognized HUD-funded outreach program for the Community Development Department in the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was responsible for legislation creating the state’s first Lead Paint Awareness week, and for the establishment of a national HUD advertising campaign. Lisa began her career working in the government relations department of First Interstate Bank of California in Sacramento where she tracked and analyzed state legislation of importance to the banking industry and business interests in California and in twelve other western states.
Lisa graduated cum laude from California State University Sacramento with a degree in Government and was selected to participate in the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2004. Lisa currently serves as the Chair of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association. She has served as the President of the Saban Free Clinic Board of Directors and is a member of the Founders’ Board of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust.