Friday Aug 12, 2016

"Lisa Wellman Legislative District 41 Senate candidate" @ 7:30am

Lisa Wellman

Candidate Washington State Senate

Introduced by: Alan Pratt

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NOTE: On Friday, August 12th, Lisa Wellman, our Program Speaker, will begin her presentation at 7:30am. The regular business meeting will begin at 8:00am. 

Lisa will tell us about her ideas for solving the Washington State’s difficult issues such as education funding as well as fill us in on what she hopes to accomplish in the future should she be elected. She will also discuss why she feels compelled to run for office.

Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.” – Thomas Jefferson

Lisa Wellman is challenging Steve Litzow for the Senate seat in the 41st Legislative district.

Lisa Wellman’s opponent in the General Election, Senator Steve Litzow will be speaking to the club on Friday, October 21st.


About the Speaker

Lisa’s 25-year career in technology and marketing includes positions from systems development to business development and marketing to executive management. She has held executive level positions in Fortune 100 companies, headed venture-funded entrepreneurial initiatives and provided strategic business consultation for Xerox, Kodak and HP among others.
Wellman began a career as a public school teacher but changed course into the business world. In the 90s, Lisa was recruited by Apple Computer to head up Commercial Publishing for the company’s U.S. markets.
Her success led to promotion as VP of Worldwide Publishing, Entertainment and New Media Markets, which her team built into a $3 billion revenue stream that accounted for 60% of Apple’s bottom line.
She drove key initiatives in Japan, China and Israel, opening up new market opportunities for the brand.
Lisa serves on the Washington state Public Works Board and Partners for Rural Washington. She is a mentor for MBA candidates at the Foster Business School, University of Washington. She has held board positions with the Washington Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), the American Film Institute, Cal Poly Graphic Communication Department and the Washington Business Alliance.
Lisa Wellman has a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, from Barat College of DePaul University and in her spare time enjoys photography, travel, reading and bridge. Lisa has two daughters and a grandson and resides on Mercer Island.