Lisa N. Alexander, The Marketing Stylist™
Speaker + Author + Entrepreneur
Known as The Marketing Stylist™, Lisa N. Alexander has worked as an art director, graphic designer and marketing director throughout her 20-plus year career. As a consultant, and now owner of PrettyWork Creative LLC, and PrettyWork Studios she helps small business owners grow their businesses through strategic marketing and branding.
Lisa is a sought after speaker and infuses her ability to make the crowd laugh with her marketing know-how and personal growth lessons. She leaves her audiences, inspired, informed, and empowered!
Lisa is the author of This Woman Knows and What Million-Dollar Brands Know: Marketing & Branding Strategies for Today’s Entrepreneur.
Taking the storytelling process to a new level, Lisa and her husband Elgin Alexander produced their first documentary entitled, What Mercy Looks Like available on Amazon.com. It is a story about the volunteers who helped rebuild Houston after Hurricane Harvey and the organization that spearheaded the mission. The documentary won a Gold Remi at the 2018 WorldFest Houston International Independent Film Festival.
Lisa has appeared Fox, The Weather Channel and PRINT Magazine. Lisa has also presented to international audiences and has been featured in several international publications including Vital Woman and Women Empowering Women.
One of Lisa’s greatest achievements was going back to school and graduating with honors from Ashford University with a B.A. in PR and Marketing.
She’s also very proud of her volunteer work. Lisa has volunteered at Freedom Place — a safe house for young girls rescued from sex trafficking and was the former Chief Communication Officer for The Freedom Coalition. Lisa was also the board secretary for Get Together Northwest Houston and has served on the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Houston board as Director of Public Relations and served as chapter president from 2018-2020. Lisa also served on the City of Houston Women and Minority Business Taskforce.
Lisa married her high school sweetheart, Elgin, and the two have been happily married for over 30 years. Together they have two adult children and a rambunctious Labrador-mix named Kobe.
Awards and Honors
2019 – Houston Hero Award, Recognition for work as chapter president of NAWBO by the Services Cooperative Association
2018 – Selected Showing, Short Documentary, What Mercy Looks Like, San Antonio Film Festival
2018 – Gold Remi Winner, Short Documentary Format, What Mercy Looks Like, WorldFest Houston International Independent Film Festival
2015 – Gamechanger of the Week, Award-winning blog Women Are Gamechangers
2015 – SuperLady Houston Award Recipient for Women Empowerment
2014 – The New Fab 5: Women Business Owners Making History, Nicole H2
2013 – Ten Marketing Masterminds to Follow on Twitter, Outsource.com
2012 – 100 People Who Don’t Get Enough Credit Online, MarjorieClayman.com
2012 – 10 Examples of Mom-Owned Businesses with Kick-Ass Unique Selling Propositions, Freelance Mom
2011 – 60 Women Whose Praises Must Be Sung, MarjorieClayman.com