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Lisa Nixon Mabry Professional Bio

LISA NIXON MABRY, MS, BS

Communications Manager

Lisa Nixon Mabry is the Communications Manager for the Panama City Rescue Mission. She works with the community and media to connect and keep the lines of communication open between them and the Panama City Rescue Mission.

Lisa knows the best way to develop and maintain relationships within the community is to be open, honest, kind, and stay connected with people at the heart of everything she does.

Lisa has led Panama City Rescue Mission’s largest annual event, Klothes 4 Kids, an annual fundraiser for children’s’ school uniforms whose families cannot afford them. She raised over $10,000 in monetary donations. Additionally, Lisa raised enough shoes for every child served in 2017, the first time Klothes 4 Kids had achieved that in its 13-year history. She also procured the largest PSA marketing promotions in its history.

Lisa is a recipient of the 2008 Student Addy, an award issued by the American Advertising Awards, the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. She received this honor in the Mixed Media Campaign from the Gulf Coast Marketing & Media Association of Panama City, Florida for her work for the Panama Country Club marketing campaign through Florida State University.

Lisa holds the following credentials:

  • Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge Database Certifications

    • Fundamentals – Overview 1 Training Certification, certified January 22, 2018.

    • Fundamentals – Constituents 1 Training Certification, certified January 18, 2018.

    • Fundamentals – Gifts 1 Training Certification, certified January 19, 2018.

    • Fundamentals – Query 1 Training Certification, certified January 31, 2018.

    • Fundamentals – Mail 1 Training Certification, certified February 09, 2018.

    • Fundamentals – Database Analysis and Extraction 1 Training Certification, certified February 20, 2018.

  • SANS Institute Cyber Security Certification through Gulf Coast State College, in Panama City, Florida, certified October 10, 2017.

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training through Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), Bay District Schools, in Panama City, Florida, certified August 2016.

  • Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification through National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Life Management Center, in Panama City, Florida, certified September 2015.

  • Peer Specialist Certification through NAMI, Life Management Center, in Panama City, Florida, certified September 2015.

  • Typing Speed Certification, 63 Words Per Minute, through CareerSource Center, in Panama City, Florida, certified September 2015.

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and First Aid through American Heart Association, in Panama City, Florida, certified September 2013.

  • Customer Service at its Best Certification through Bay Solutions, Governmental & Public Affairs Specialists, in Panama City, Florida, course #0010510, certified March 31, 2011.

  • Records Management Seminar Certification through the Florida Department of State, State Library and Archives of Florida, in Panama City, Florida, certified March 2007.

  • Telephone Techniques for the 21st Century Certification through Bay Solutions, Governmental & Public Affairs Specialists, in Bay County, Florida, certified February 21, 2007.

Lisa holds a Master of Science in Applied American Politics and Policy from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication from Florida State University.

Lisa is married to Patrick Mabry and they have two fur cat babies.