Lisa Raffensperger

Senior Vice President

Greater Boston

Lisa Raffensperger is a Senior Vice President with expertise in crafting corporate narratives, designing impactful media strategies and advising TBC partners through a wide range of communications challenges. Drawing on her editorial background, Lisa excels at distilling complex scientific concepts into messages that resonate with diverse audiences.

Career and education

  • 10+ years as a science and biotech reporter and editor, most recently as news editor at STAT overseeing daily coverage about health care, hospitals, biomedical research and biotechnology
  • Previously was web editor of Discover magazine
  • M.A. in Science Journalism, City University London

Standout skills 

Message development, media training, new company launches, strategic communications planning

Hidden talent

Crushing the NY Times Spelling Bee

Local insight

“If you’re visiting TBC’s offices or walking the Freedom Trail, skip the chain restaurants and seek out the tiny Banh Mi Ok in downtown Boston — they make some of the best banh mi’s I’ve ever had.”