Lisa Pinckney

Executive Director , Footprint Foundation
Chattanooga, TN

  • Private Foundation
  • Shifting Foundation Capital

About Lisa

Lisa has a unique combination of corporate, academic, and non-profit experience. At Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta GA, she began her career in corporate marketing representing the Turner networks (CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, etc) to the nation’s top cable providers including Time Warner Cable and Comcast. Lisa held leadership roles in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Business where she was named the first Assistant Dean of External Affairs. At River City Company, she played a key role in the development of new downtown programs including Art in Motion, Clean & Green, and the Urban Design Challenge. As Executive Director of the Chattanooga-based Footprint Foundation, Lisa is responsible for foundation operations, community relations, and grantmaking that fosters meaningful and inclusive connections to place. Originally from the Northeast, Lisa went to college in the South and has resided there since.