Lisa Birmingham

Lisa is Vice President of External & Government Affairs for Comcast’s Keystone Region, which is headquartered in greater Pittsburgh and serves customers in more than 1,400 communities in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and northwest Maryland.  She is responsible for a range of external activities including advocacy, community engagement, government relations and franchising.  Prior to relocating to Pittsburgh in 2015, she held a similar role serving Comcast communities and customers in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Arkansas.  Lisa practiced administrative law in Vermont for several years prior to joining the cable industry in 2003.

With more than twenty years of advocacy experience, Lisa is a solid believer in problem solving through coalition building and collaboration.  For decades, Lisa’s personal passion has been supporting equity and opportunity for women and girls.  She has been a crisis intervention counselor, an advocate and fundraiser, a teacher and teammate.

New to Pittsburgh, but not new to public-private partnerships, Lisa is particularly excited about strengthening neighborhoods through active learning and improved digital resources.

Lisa has served on the boards of the Urban League of Detroit and Southeast Michigan and the Michigan Cable and Telecommunications Association, and has served as Chapter Advisor for the Great Lakes Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications.  Lisa chaired Vermont’s District 5 Environmental Commission and served on Vermont’s Natural Resources Board overseeing the state land use permitting.

Born and raised in New York State, Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Educational Studies from Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut and her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Vermont Law School where she was Articles Editor and a member of the Vermont Law Review.

Lisa currently serves on the Remake Learning Council.

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