Lisa Holton heads The Lisa Company, a writing, editing and research firm. She is a former Business Editor and reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and a busy writer, blogger, producer and project manager at publications, corporations and institutions in the United States and Europe.
Lisa has more than 25 years of experience writing about business, management and money topics. She has authored, edited or co-written 15 books as an author or as a ghostwriter. Lisa's most recent titles include "Business Valuation for Dummies" and "For Members Only: A History and Guide to Chicago's Oldest Private Clubs."
At the Sun-Times, Lisa was a Pulitzer Prize nominee and a business section generalist covering a variety of beats, including finance, healthcare, personal finance, retailing and technology.
Lisa is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a former national board member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW). She is a current member of the Authors Guild, ASJA and the Society of Midland Authors.
In her spare time, Lisa writes screenplays and short stories and is addicted to movies and theater. Her feature screenplay "The Plant" was a quarterfinalist for the 2002 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting offered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has attended the film program at Chicago's Columbia College and completed film production courses at Chicago Filmmakers Workshop.