Bloomberg BNA's Lisa Fitzpatrick Named Woman Executive of the Year in the Golden Bridge Awards Competition

ARLINGTON, VA (August 30, 2017) — Bloomberg BNA today announced that Lisa Fitzpatrick, Vice President & General Manager of Tax and Accounting, was named the Gold Award recipient in the Woman Executive of the Year category for accounting, banking, finance and insurance at the 9th annual Golden Bridge Awards.  The Golden Bridge Awards program honors the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams from every major industry.  

“In her four years of leadership, Lisa Fitzpatrick, has dramatically transformed Bloomberg BNA’s tax and accounting group,” said Darren McKewen, President, Tax & Specialty, Bloomberg BNA.  “She has expanded the range of product offerings, bringing to market an even more comprehensive array of international, federal and state tax solutions, while continuing to drive impressive revenue growth.  Lisa truly understands the needs of the market and ensures that the input of our customers from around the globe is factored into everything her Tax & Accounting division produces.  Her business acumen, broad experience, and willingness to mentor others has enabled her to quickly climb the ranks at Bloomberg BNA.”

A 25-year veteran in the information industry, Fitzpatrick joined Bloomberg BNA in 2008, leading product management and marketing within the tax and accounting division, before being named Bloomberg BNA’s first chief marketing officer in 2011. In that capacity, she centralized and improved the effectiveness of Bloomberg BNA’s marketing efforts and led overall branding strategy and product positioning.  She was appointed to her current role in early 2014. 

Fitzpatrick is a firm believer in leveraging diversity and inclusion as a core business strategy to foster innovative thinking and provide solutions for Bloomberg BNA’s customer base.  Under her leadership, her staff of professionals has doubled in size in the past four years and sales have reached double-digit growth over the past two years.  She is actively involved in community service, volunteering as a mentor with a local nonprofit, and has led multiple food drives on behalf of her division in support of a local food bank.   As a testament to her leadership, the vast majority of her team has participated in voluntary community service activities.

Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Fitzpatrick held roles as Vice President of Marketing at and Marketing Director at Thompson Publishing Group, where she launched several regulatory compliance products in the financial and healthcare areas.  

The Golden Bridge Business awards were created to honor and generate industry wide recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and businesses worldwide in every area.

Winners of the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards were determined by a panel of independent peer judges


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About the Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at