Lisa Hendrickson, Owner and Principal

Lisa HendricksonLisa Hendrickson is an award-winning communications professional who has spent her entire career helping people, businesses and organizations communicate effectively. Her extensive experience includes positions as a communications director, media relations professional, journalist, editor and writer.

Hendrickson served as director of communications at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, a college-preparatory private school with nearly 1,000 students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. She was responsible for directing the school’s communications and marketing efforts, including marketing collateral materials, school publications, website, social media, media relations and advertising.

She was previously media relations manager at Ameritech, Indianapolis (now AT&T), where her work promoting Ameritech products and services, as well as state regulatory initiatives, garnered numerous industry awards. She has additional experience as a public relations officer and assistant director of communications for Merchants National Corporation (now PNC) and worked as an executive producer, producer, and statehouse reporter for Indianapolis broadcast media.

Hendrickson holds B.A. degrees in English composition and French (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from DePauw University. Fluent in French, she was awarded a Rotary Scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Paris IV (Sorbonne) and the Institut de Touraine (Tours, France).

She is currently writing a biography of Julia Bennett, the first woman to own and operate a dude ranch in Montana.

Hendrickson serves on the executive committee of the Indianapolis Public Relations Society. She is a past member of the board of directors of Dance Kaleidoscope and currently serves on its marketing committee. In addition, she has served on the boards of the Alpha Association of Indiana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and the International Center of Indianapolis.

Awards and Honors

» Indianapolis Association of Business Communicators (IABC) EPIC Award for Excellent Performance in Communications, Overall Communications Program

» Indianapolis Association of Business Communicators (IABC) National Finalist, Gold Quill awards program, “Total Programs-Domestic”

» Women in Communications, Inc. Great Lakes Region Annual SHO-ME Awards Competition, Award of Merit, “Brochure-Profit”

» Women in Communications, Inc. SHO-ME Award of Excellence, “Video”

» AdFed Silver Addy Award, “Park Tudor Admissions Brochure,” Indiana Design Consortium

» Awarded grant from the Matthew Hansen Wilderness Foundation to support the writing of a biography of Julia Bennett, the first woman to own and operate a dude ranch in Montana

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