Lisa Allen is a Beaufort resident and Michigan native. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. A longtime journalist, she writes and edits for several local and regional publications. She recently retired from her second career as a financial advisor. Lisa is an organizer of Green Drinks Beaufort, a supporter of The Nature Conservancy, CVSC and SCELP and a founding member of Indivisible Beaufort. She volunteers for Beaufort County schools and served as a board member of First City Network in Savannah.