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Lisa Caputo

Lisa Caputo joined The Travelers Companies, Inc. in 2011 as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications. As a senior member of the company’s executive management team, she serves on its Management and Operating Committees and oversees the company’s marketing, research, communications and brand management strategies and operations.

Lisa’s experience throughout her career encompasses: marketing, advertising, branding, research, media planning and buying; digital marketing; sponsorships; external, internal and executive communications; crisis management; government relations; grassroots organizing; community and consumer advocate group management; and business line leadership.

Prior to Travelers, Lisa held leading positions at Citigroup from 2000 to 2011. There she was a senior advisor to three chief executive officers, with a focus on corporate strategy, reputation management, positioning and branding as well as women’s financial issues. She also was Citigroup’s first global corporate Chief Marketing Officer from 2005-2010, and directed the company’s global integrated marketing, corporate communications and community relations strategy and function as Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs from 2007-2010. She founded Citi’s leading women’s financial services business, Women & Co., and served as its Chairman and CEO from 2000-2010. Lisa served on Citigroup’s Senior Leadership and Management Committees and was the Co-Head of Women4Citi, Citi’s women’s initiative program.

In addition to her business pursuits, Caputo spent worked for years in the public sector. She served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Press Secretary to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the White House during President Bill Clinton’s first term from 1993-1996, where she oversaw the communications operations for the First Lady and First Family and served as chief spokesperson. She worked in the same capacity through the 1992 Clinton-Gore campaign and the presidential transition. Prior to that, Lisa ran now Vice President Al Gore’s media operations at the 1992 Democratic National Convention. Lisa also served as a Senior Advisor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008. Prior to that, Caputo was Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Tim Wirth and was Press Secretary and Federal Grants Coordinator to U.S. Representative Bob Traxler. She served as National Issues Press Secretary for the 1988 Dukakis-Bentsen presidential campaign.

Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Brown University (A.B. political science and French) and received a master’s from Medill.