Lisa Jackson

Executive Vice President

Lisa Jackson has been reading, writing, and editing for the entire span of her career. A publishing veteran with more than twenty-five years’ experience, Lisa cut her editorial teeth as a local newspaper reporter and editor in North Central Illinois. After several years behind the news-desk, she joined the team at Christianity Today International as Associate Editor of Christian Parenting Today, and later rounded out her publishing journey with a move from magazines to books at Tyndale House Publishers in Carol Stream, Illinois.

As the Associate Publisher of Nonfiction at Tyndale, Lisa led the team that acquired numerous award-winning titles and New York Times bestsellers, and was privileged to work directly with a long list of key authors, including Beth Moore, Tony Dungy, David Platt, Steve Saint, Tim Pawlenty, Ann Voskamp, David Jeremiah, and John Ortberg.

Lisa has extensive experience in both the general and Christian publishing markets, and has a proven track record for recognizing and developing key voices.

As  Executive Vice President at Alive Literary, Lisa is a passionate advocate for her clients. She has the experience, insights, and expertise necessary to not only help authors shape their message, but also to successfully navigate the ever-changing demands of today’s publishing market.

Lisa has been married to the love of her life since 1988. She and Rich are the very proud parents of two extremely mature kids and one extremely immature Labrador retriever. They love anything to do with good food, good friends, and the great outdoors.

Little Known Facts:

Thinking she would follow in her dad’s footsteps, Lisa was originally a chemistry major in college—until she found out how much math was involved.