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Lisa Benson Joins Brown Smith Wallace as Business Development Manager


Lisa Benson, Manager, Business Development(ST. LOUIS, August 29, 2016) Lisa Benson joins Brown Smith Wallace as a business development manager.

Benson has more than 20 years of diverse business development experience, including serving as partner and leader of the Business Development Services division at The Growth Partnership for 11 years. She most recently served as the COO of The Advisory Board, a think tank to the accounting profession that provides innovative practice management events and content.

“We’re excited to have Lisa on board. The combination of her business development and marketing experience, specifically in our profession, will enhance our strong business development culture,” says Chris Menz, Partner, Business Development and Marketing at Brown Smith Wallace. “We cracked the Top 100 Firms list last year, and Lisa will play a key part in continuing to execute our firm’s growth strategy.”

Benson attended The Partner Institute Leadership Program, a comprehensive three-year leadership program. She is a founding member of The CPA Consultants’ Alliance, a working group of thought leaders united in their efforts to further leadership within the CPA profession. She is also a past executive committee member of the St. Louis Rowing Club.


About Brown Smith Wallace

Brown Smith Wallace is the second-largest, locally owned, full-service CPA and business advisory firm in Missouri with 280 employees. The firm is nationally recognized as a “Top 100 Firm” by Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting and is the top ranked St. Louis firm in the 2017 Vault Accounting Firm rankings. For more information, visit or call 314-983-1200.

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