Lisa Dancsok was named Chief Brand & Impact Officer for the Arizona Community Foundation in May 2017. Lisa came to ACF from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, where she was Vice President, Marketing and Communications. In her role as a member of the executive management team, Lisa leads ACF’s strategic initiatives, overseeing all aspects of marketing and communications, branding, strategy and analysis, market research, resource development, governance and Board relations, and assessing and conveying social and financial impact.
As Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy, Marketing and Communications for Rock Ventures, Lisa created and implemented the “Opportunity Detroit” marketing campaign, oversaw Rock Venture’s philanthropy program and helped launch the Detroit Homecoming program with Crain’s Communications, among other accomplishments. Lisa’s background includes creation and implementation of the award-winning “Pure Michigan” campaign for the State of Michigan as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Legislative Affairs at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Prior to that, she served as Managing Partner of D&D Advisors and held senior level positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Lisa’s civic leadership has included service on the boards of Delta Dental of Michigan, Renaissance Health Services, Inforum, and Michigan State University’s Eli Broad Alumni Board and on the Knight Foundation’s Detroit Advisory Committee and the customer advisory board of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. She holds an executive master’s of business administration and a bachelor’s degree in advertising, both from Michigan State University.