Lisa Porter Gilley

Community Development Director, East

T: 202.746.6602

As Community Development Director, East for Lugano Diamonds, Lisa Porter Gilley oversees key community relations and partnership initiatives, working to identify and steward mutually beneficial relationships with key causes, organizations, and charities.

Throughout her career, Lisa has built a reputation for being a gracious brand advocate, adept at creating and nurturing valued relationships. Prior to joining Lugano Diamonds in May 2022, she held positions with Robb Report in New York City and Harlan Estate in Napa, California.

Always a self-starter, Lisa promptly launched her professional career after completing school. Appropriately, her motto is:” Don’t wait for something to happen to you; make something happen for yourself.”

Lisa is passionate about wine, travel, fashion, and her Miniature Dachshunds. Causes near and dear to her heart include animal rescue, mental health support & suicide prevention, particularly for the LGBTQ+, and veterans’ advocacy.

When asked about her ideal living locale, Lisa said, “wherever those whom I love are nearby!”.