Dip SMM & ORM
Lisa Garrud has worked in the marketing industry for over 25 years with roles from graphic designer through to sales manager, then onto workflow management before starting up her own company providing services in websites, design and content marketing to other businesses.
At Gilligan Sheppard Lisa’s time is split between GS marketing and marketing for our clients, it keeps her workload varied, which is just how she likes it.
What first attracted Lisa to Gilligan Sheppard is how different they are. It seems like people on the outside looking in view accountants as rather boring types, but in fact, she found the opposite to be true. Water skiiers, pageant queens, viking helmet models, marathon runners, body builders… there is no end to the interesting people working behind the GS desks.
Lisa Garrud’s marketing expertise helps look after the Gilligan Sheppard brand which includes the website, newsletters, social media, printed materials, in addition to any events, seminars or promotions that we run.
Her biggest piece of advice is to consider what you call ‘required’ in the marketing world and try to shake it up. If you have a business card – how different can you be with it? Recording a message for voicemail – how can you make it memorable?
YEARS IN INDUSTRY
YEARS AT GS
GOLD MEDALS WON
Dip SMM & ORM
Lisa is a single parent to one grown up daughter who is the joy of her life (most of the time). Together they coach, train and compete in the world of artistic roller skating (not to be confused with roller derby). She has won medals and titles in national competitions and represented New Zealand at Oceanias three times.
Her favourite food is all about the sauce, she love sauces. There is a sauce for every type of food; pork = apple sauce, steak = Bearnaise sauce, chicken = gravy. Her bucket list includes restaurants to visit and she’s slowly getting them ticked off. Other items on the bucket list include;
- Go to New York, catch a yellow cab, and say ‘follow that car’
- Visit all the mini-golf venues in the greater Auckland area
- Climb all the volcanoes in the greater Auckland area
- Invent something
Already crossed off the list;
- Activities with heights; bungee jump, Sky Tower jump, sky diving, para sailing and para gliding.
- Visit a tropical island and drink Pina Coladas on a deck chair
- Wear a silver fern uniform and represent New Zealand
- Get a learner’s motorbike licence
SINGLE, ONE CHILD
BED IN A THUNDERSTORM
NEVER ENDING STORY
ARTISTIC ROLLER SKATING
Dip SMM & ORM
Lisa is an avid networker and belongs to an Auckland BNI (Business Networking International) group.
She has spoken at many events on both personal and marketing subjects. Her most recent was the New Zealand Social Media Conference #NZSOMO run by Conferenz.
- Logos and Branding
- Stationery Design
- Printed & Promotional Materials
- Website Design and Development
- Website Updates and Content Loading
- Content Sourcing and Creation
- Social Media Management
- Advertising Campaigns
- Event Design and Management