Lisa O'Neill

Newton O'Neill Communications - Principal


Quick Bio

Lisa has more than 23 years experience in public relations and integrated marketing with a focus on clients in hospitality, travel, retail and non-profit. A graduate of the University of Texas, Lisa began her career on the East Coast in the Washington, DC, New York and Boston markets working in agencies, in-house and ultimately running her own boutique agency in Boston. Her diverse background, covering everything from marketing and community relations for a weekly newspaper group to representing high-end luxury clients and start-ups gives Lisa a well-rounded understanding of how public relations can make a substantial impact on businesses of all sizes.

After 15 years in the northeast, she returned to Austin in 2004 to raise her family deep in Longhorn country. Lisa oversaw public relations at two of Austin’s leading advertising agencies, followed by running the lifestyle group at Austin’s oldest independent PR agency (now known as Hahn Public Communications). Lisa re-opened her own public relations and marketing firm in 2009.

She is a passionate supporter of World Vision and its child sponsorship program along with non-profits in the Austin area such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Kids in a New Groove. Lisa has two fantastic children, one wonderful, patient husband and two overly outgoing dogs.

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