Lisa Vernal

Vice President of Communications

Lisa is responsible for developing and executing strategic, multi-platform marketing plans for Challenger Center. She oversees all branding, media outreach, internal communications, and social media efforts to ensure Challenger Center is successfully positioned as it continues to advance its mission.

Prior to joining Challenger Center, Ms. Vernal worked for PR agencies in New York City and Pittsburgh, PA where she provided strategic direction as well as creating and managing communications programs for nonprofits, consumer product, hospitality, and luxury lifestyle brands. Lisa is a die-hard Pittsburgh sports fan and proud University of Delaware Fighting Blue Hen. She loves to cook and spend her weekends at the beach.


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