Lisa Kaiser Hickey Recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Marketing & Advertising
LAKELAND, FLORIDA, September 24, 2012, Lisa Kaiser Hickey, Chairman of the Board of Douglass Screen Printers Inc., has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in marketing and advertising.
Ms. Hickey has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience over the course of an illustrious career that has spanned nearly four decades. The award-winning businesswoman excels in the areas of design, marketing, public policy, governance, international trade, organizational development, NGO strategic planning and leadership. At her current post, Ms. Hickey utilizes her sprawling and diverse expertise by connecting people, and skillfully overseeing finance, administration, marketing and sales. She is also in charge of supervising those who manage the creative, production and accounting departments.
Ms. Hickey has a wide international network and is a committed servant leader. Her dominant skills include creativity, anticipation, synthesizing, vision and leadership. She will be retiring officially November 1, 2012 and will be succeeded by her daughter as CEO. She attributes her success to never giving up, always doing her best and not accepting barriers. She believes that if one doesn’t acknowledge barriers, they don't exist. Competence and determination opens all doors of opportunity. She became involved in her profession because it was a great opportunity for a high school job. After entering college, she was mentored to become a commercial artist. Subsequent to college, she left the company to marry and move to Atlanta, but stayed in the same field. She later returned to the company as general manager and COO, eventually acquiring ownership. Ms. Hickey was invited to join the national Board of Directors of NAWBO (the National Association of Women Business Owners) where she served in several capacities. She served as President of NAWBO from 2007 to 2008.
Ms. Hickey received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and an MBA from Florida Southern College. She is a lifetime member of Delta Delta Delta, and the Girl Scouts of the USA; she is also a member of theFlorida Chamber's International Committee, the Organization of Women in Trade, the International Alliance for Women and Rotary International. Ms. Hickey is a College Alumni Achievement Award recipient, a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, and a recipient of the 'She Knows Where She's Going' Award, as granted by Girls, Inc. She was also named among the Top-75 Woman-Owned Businesses in The Tampa Bay Business Journal. In looking ahead, Ms. Hickey wants to become a published author and develop a self-supporting international consultancy business. She is interested in international speaking and mentoring opportunties as she seeks to further empower women economically, socially, and politically.
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who’s Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who’s Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.
Worldwide Who’s Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.