Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson is publisher and market president of Louisville Business First, a business-to-business media and events company that is part of American City Business Journals. Benson has more than 20 years of experience in publishing, joining ACBJ in 1999 at the Cincinnati Business Courier. She served in numerous positions over 16 years in Cincinnati and was promoted to editor in chief in Louisville in 2015. She was named publisher in July of 2019, becoming the first woman and fourth publisher for Louisville Business First. Business First has about 11,000 paid subscribers and 250,000 unique visitors to its website each month. Benson also serves as a member of Greater Louisville Inc. and Impetus and sits on the advisory committee for the Young Professionals Association of Louisville.

About Bellarmine University

Bellarmine University is a vibrant community of educational excellence and ethical awareness that consistently ranks among the nation’s best colleges and universities. Our students pursue an education based in the liberal arts – and in the distinguished, inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence, the oldest and most rewarding in the western world. It is a lifelong education, worthy of the university’s namesake, Saint Robert Bellarmine, and of his invitation to each of us to learn and live In Veritatis Amore – in the love of all that is beautiful, true and good in life.