Lisa McCortney is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of ALDF within the defined strategic and financial envelope established by the Finance Director’s business plan and budget. She holds an AA degree in Human Resource Administration and brings over 30 years of hands-on experience with emphasis on bookkeeping, general accounting, and technical prowess in a variety of areas. Before coming to Animal Legal Defense Fund, Lisa managed her own companies in Chicago. She managed data for a university in Virginia and taught training seminars for professionals regarding accounting software in the pharmaceutical industry. Her training also includes paralegal writing and real estate transactions. She is passionate about crafting and is an avid lover of dogs, cats, and horses. Lisa’s favorite pastimes are crafting and spending time with family.