Lisa Romano Moore

Executive Director
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Lisa Romano Moore is the Executive Director at the Onondaga Historical Association. She has had a heart for fundraising since the first MDA carnival she held in her backyard in elementary school. After two college internships in hospital-based community affairs offices, she was hooked.  

The first chapter in her professional development career began at her alma mater – St. Bonaventure University – where she served as a development officer. During the next 30 years she has held a variety of positions in higher education, non-profit organizations, the Say Yes to Education public/private college readiness and access initiative and our local CNY Community Foundation.

In addition to her alma mater, Lisa’s work has supported campaigns at Ithaca College, UNC-Chapel Hill, Syracuse University and including the SU Orange Club, and she most recently held the post of Executive Director of the Onondaga Community College Foundation. Lisa has experience with annual giving, special events, major and planned giving, capital campaigns, corporate and foundation relations, 

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, running, yoga, cycling, and volunteering. Lisa served on the boards of the American Lung Association, the CNY Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, On Point for College, and is a current Trustee of the Community Library of Dewitt and Jamesville, and the Seward House Museum in her hometown of Auburn.  

She is a Leadership Greater Syracuse alumna – class of 2000, and has been recognized with the Central New York Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Women in Business awards. She lives in Dewitt, and is the proud mom of Hannah and Jack.