About Us

Lisa Foster

The principal of Foster Consulting, Lisa Foster, has been serving the public affairs needs of businesses, associations, government agencies and non-profit groups for more than twenty years. Prior to opening her own company, she successfully managed government affairs and communications for the Cities of Las Vegas and Sparks, Nevada, and AAA Nevada, one of the state’s largest insurance and travel companies. She also  served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Kenny Guinn, overseeing multiple government functions and negotiating legislative outcomes. Foster has been named a Woman of Distinction of Southern Nevada, and a Woman of Achievement in Northern Nevada. She is a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, and is a regular co-host of It’s Not Just Politics, a weekly political series on the ABC affiliate in Reno.


Mary Pierczynski

Mary Pierczynski, an associate at Foster Consulting, has been with the firm since 2008. She is a former school superintendent and manager in the airline industry, and she possesses an impressive list of education credentials. Dr. Pierczynski represented her organization and related associations before government officials and the media prior to joining Foster Consulting, and she now speaks for a wide range of the firm’s clients. She is well respected by policy makers at all levels.


Both Lisa Foster and Mary Pierczynski are well-established in Nevada and serve or have served on many high-profile community boards, including those of Truckee Meadows Community College, Western Nevada Community College, the Nevada Women’s Fund, and the Carson City Mayor’s Advisory Council.