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Lisa C Bearnson

Status: SUSTAINING SILVER
Member Year: 2000

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bearnson-lisa/22/b56/65a

Education:
  • BA, Adver & Publc Rel, 1988, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
Expertise:
Small business start-up, magazine and book publishing

Business Profile:
Scrapbooking/photography industries, teaching seminars. Creating Keepsakes magazine helps families create better family memories through scrapbooking.

Biography:
Lisa Bearnson is the founder of Creating Keepsakes scrapbook magazine as well as the author of ten books. She appeared on the QVC show "Creating Keepsakes Scrapbooking" and has appeared throughout the country on television and radio shows, as well as in the nation's top newspapers, helping scrapbook enthusiasts learn how to take better photographs and create wonderful family memories. She regularly teaches scrapbooking seminars around the world. Lisa has been featured in People Magazine and has also appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "Weekend Today," "Home Matters," and "American Baby Show." She was a Utah state finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1998. Prior to founding Creating Keepsakes, Lisa served for seven years as the editor-in-chief of WordPerfect Magazine. She lives in Highland, Utah, is married to Steve Bearnson and is the mother of four terrific kids.

Management Philosophy:
Hire the best people, then let them do their jobs! Never micro manage!

Personal Philosophy:
Never forget the people you're really working for---your family. At 5:00pm I close the door of my home office and I'm all mom!

Family Profile:
4 children: Kade, Collin, Brecken, and Sage.

Favorite Movie:
Anne of Green Gables

Favorite Quote:
'It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.'

Favorite Food:
Mushrooms

Favorite Vacation Spot:
Lancaster County, PA. (Amish Country!)