Lisa Elliott

Arts operations professional

Lisa Elliott, former Director of Events and Partnership for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts recently retired after 30 years. Elliott opened the YBCA buildings in 1993, gave hard hat tours, developed systems, built operational infrastructure, generated strategic revenue, and led the Events Teams’ efforts to support YBCA’s mission and programs. Elliott is most proud of her perseverance and commitment to serving artists and the local arts communities.