Meet the Staff

Alissa Marti

Director of Special Events

As the Director of Special Events, Alissa will oversee, produce, and manage the LGBT Network’s fundraising and large-scale special events, including annual pride events.

Alissa joins the LGBT Network with 14 years experience in broadcast marketing and event planning and management. Previously, Alissa was the Marketing Director for Connoisseur Media Long Island from 2003 to 2017, where she oversaw community relations, public relations, strategic partnerships, event coordination, and staff management for a team of 26 spanning 3 departments. Alissa brings her skills, connections, and passion for event production as she has become a go-to resource for community groups and businesses, as well as her friends and family.

Alissa calls Suffolk County home where she lives with her husband and 2 kids. She runs a family-based Scholarship Foundation for Commack High School students in honor of her sister Serena’s memory. Alissa’s passions include food and wine, fashion, SHOEs, and her first true love – live music.

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