Market Vice President, Southern Arizona
Joining Cox in 2008, Lisa Lovallo is responsible for all the Southern Arizona business, public affairs and community relations functions in both Pima and Cochise Counties.
Prior to Cox, Lovallo was a District Manager at Procter & Gamble in the Los Angeles market. Lovallo left P&G to start her own business, North American Enterprises, where she spent 14 years building and growing a successful international import and export company.
After the sale of North American Enterprises, Lovallo began teaching as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management and served as the Director of Student Advancement and Development. During her tenure at the U of A, Lovallo also ran for the Arizona State Legislature.
Lovallo serves on numerous community boards including Sun Corridor Inc., the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, the Tucson Airport Authority, The University of Arizona College of Science, Tucson Medical Center and the Reid Park Zoo. In 2017, Lovallo was named a board member of Unisource Energy, a subsidiary of Fortis Inc. and the parent company of Tucson Electric Power.
Lovallo was named “Woman of the Year” by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce, “A Woman of Influence” by Inside Tucson Business, a “Woman on the Move” by the YWCA and was given the “Spirit of Philanthropy” award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Lovallo has also received the Ray Davies Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tucson Unified School District Foundation and the “Phyllis Ehlinger Women of Excellence Award” from the American Advertising Federation Tucson.
Lovallo grew up in Tucson and is a graduate of the University of Arizona. At the U of A she earned a bachelor’s degree in English, was the Student Body Vice President and played on Arizona’s Women’s basketball team. Lovallo received her MBA in 2017, from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management and graduated with academic honors (Gamma Beta Sigma). Lovallo is an avid golfer and loves to travel.