Marketing Manager

Lisa Smith

From an early age, Lisa always enjoyed art, drawing and painting. It was her goal to find a career where she could do what she loved and get paid for it. “If you love what you do, is it really work?” Pursuing her passion to use her creative skills, she graduated with a degree in graphic design from California State Polytechnic University. Shortly after, Lisa signed on with an advertising agency in Orange County where she had the opportunity to create a wide variety of marketing and publication materials for a diverse portfolio of clients. After four years at the agency, Lisa received an opportunity to join the construction industry. She worked as part of the sales and marketing team for a general contractor before her transition to PNG Builders, where Lisa started as the Marketing Coordinator. Here at PNG she established the marketing database as a foundation for a marketing department, produced proposal and pre-qualification submittals, as well as coordinated company-wide events. In 2019 she was promoted to Senior Marketing Coordinator where she was charged with the complete rebranding of the 60 year old company. In addition, she also sits on the Board of Directors for SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services) Orange County as Sponsorship Director.

Lisa’s addition to the PNG team marked a turning point in the company’s marketing and outreach strategies. Lisa sees her role in establishing the department as one of her greatest professional accomplishments. She highlights the exciting challenge it is to develop marketing resources and winning proposals while also moving the company’s vision and goals forward.

Most of all, though, Lisa feels rewarded that she has had the opportunity to highlight the people she works with: “The talent and dedication I find in the company amazes me,” she says. She has been proud to have the opportunity to lead the company’s Marketing and Event VFTs (Vital Factor Teams), as well as participate as a member of the Best Place to Work VFT.

Lisa believes in working hard and playing hard. In her time off, she enjoys camping, hiking, and rock climbing, as well as going on family adventures with her husband and two young children. Lisa is also an avid gardener. For Lisa, being at PNG has given her the opportunity to truly “have it all.” Because of the company’s commitment to its people and the countless opportunities it provides, Lisa is able to prioritize her family while having a fulfilling career. She is thankful to be at a company that is as fair, transparent, and open as PNG.