Progress Partners

Investment Banking

Progress Partners is a boutique investment firm based in Boston and New York City providing financial advisory services to companies in media, marketing, advertising, and software.

Lisa West

Lisa West has a combined 25 years experience across agency, start-up, big brand, telco, association and most recently, investment banking at Rutberg & Co. While at Rutberg, Lisa managed business development and partnerships for the firm, including Rutberg’s Summits, most notably Wireless Influencers, plus 40+ custom-curated dinners annually. 

Prior to joining Rutberg, Lisa worked for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) where she led the Mobile Marketing practice, Promethean, Air2Web, Microsoft, Cingular Wireless (AT&T) and GSMA where she was responsible for the association’s Mobile Innovation initiative bringing together developers, investors and telco operators, in addition to coordination of Mobile World Congress Barcelona and Asia. Lisa has been awarded a career achievement “Mobility Star” award from the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, also recognized by American Express for marketing campaigns, and named “2014 Mobile Women to Watch.”

Lisa holds a BA in English and a BA in Business Communications from the University of Kansas, and resides in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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