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Lisa Keslar has more than 20 years professional entrepreneurial experience in a start-up and established organizations in a variety of industries including fashion, medical, technology, communications, and insurance. She is now Principal of Keslar Insurance Agency, a local independent insurance agency located in Newmarket, NH focusing on offering home, auto, business and life insurance throughout New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. Prior to that, Lisa was at Wentworth Technology, Inc., a Saco, ME based start-up manufacturer of wireless communications solutions for the Quick Service restaurant industry where she was the Vice President of Marketing and HR. In previous organizations, her roles have included marketing, HR, operations and finance which has given her a broad understanding of the needs of developing organizations. Much of her experiences have been in manufacturing and distribution organization.
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Communications from Babson College. She also received her MBA with a focus in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management from Babson College.
Lisa actively volunteers in many local organizations including serving as President of the Newmarket Business Association, Board Member for the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, Communications committee for the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation, Board Member Oyster River High School PTO, Charter Member of the Newmarket Lions club, Member of the Exeter Hospital Cancer Cabinet, Volunteer of TedxPortsmouth (3 years), Volunteer coordinator for the Oyster River High School Swim team, and member of both the Greater Dover and Greater Barrington Chambers of Commerce. She is also an adjunct faculty at UNH’s Paul College, teaching in the entrepreneurship program both at the undergraduate and graduate level. She teaches marketing courses through SNHU and is a Faculty Team Lead in SNHU’s business program. When not working or volunteering Lisa loves spending time with her husband and three fantastic kids and two very sweet lab pups.