Lisa Locklear is Vice President & CFO of Avanir Pharmaceuticals in Aliso Viejo. She brings a long career of operational and strategic finance leadership to the PMMC Board.
Prior to Avanir, Lisa was SVP and CFO for GSN Games, a creator and publisher of mobile and online games, based in San Francisco. She has also held senior financial leadership roles at CoreLogic, Ingram Micro and the Walt Disney Company. She began her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse (now PwC). Lisa has also lived and worked in Paris, France and London, England through international assignments with both Price Waterhouse and Disney.
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science in Plant Science from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine. She is a licensed CPA (inactive) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.
Lisa also serves on the Board of Governors of the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) and chairs their Finance committee. She previously served on the Board of the Orange County United Way for 8 years.
Lisa and her husband Mark live in Irvine and have two sons, Kevin and Matt. She enjoys spending her free time at the beach and is inspired by the work done by the PMMC to rescue, rehabilitate and release marine mammals, as well as work done through research and education to inspire ocean stewardship.