Lisa Fielding, director of major gifts

A development and marketing professional with 20 years of private sector and nonprofit experience, Lisa Fielding is the director of major gifts for Best Friends Animal Society, based in New York City. In this role, she has oversight for Best Friends’ major gifts fundraising strategy and execution.

Lisa came to Best Friends with an extensive background in developing marketing campaigns and fundraising strategies for organizations such as the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Save the Children. Lisa initially developed her marketing experience in the private sector, working as a brand manager at General Mills. Lisa co-founded, developed and led gifthero.com, an online retail business. 

Lisa holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Master of Science in foreign service from Georgetown University.