Joanne Lessner is a Vice President at Lambert Blicksilver, a position she has held since October 2004. Her primary responsibilities include media outreach and analysis for clients such as Pontifax AgTech, Colony Capital, Vestar Capital Partners, and New State Capital. Before joining the firm, Joanne was the Senior Media Manager at Miller DeMartine Group, where her clients included Guy Carpenter, PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction Services and Zurich North America. Joanne began her public relations career at the corporate and financial public relations firm of Ogilvy Adams & Rinehart, where she worked from 1989 to 1996. Joanne holds a B.A. in Music, summa cum laude, from Yale University and is a regular contributor of reviews and features to Opera News.