New Business Development Manager

Wildlife Trading Company is happy to announce the promotion of Lisa Baptista to Business Development Manager.  Lisa brings 17 years of retail management experience to Wildlife Trading Company.  She spent 12 years with Work ‘N Gear where she held many roles, from Sales Associate to District Manager. She worked with the Business to Business Sales team where she was involved in organizing sales events with local hospitals and nursing homes. She went on to be an Assistant Buyer. Joining Wildlife Trading Company in 2010, Lisa became Assistant Retail Manager for Roger Williams Park Zoo.  Her dedication and strong work ethic lead to great results at the Zoo where she quickly became Retail Manager.

In her new position, Lisa will play a key role in developing relationships with potential partners and is responsible for aligning Wildlife Trading Company’s retail service with prospective clients.  During her tenure with Wildlife Trading Company, Lisa has been involved in several new client transitions. Her experience in retail and understanding of Wildlife Trading Company’s philosophy and procedures makes her a natural fit to lead our development efforts.

Lisa enjoys spending time with her children, outdoor activities, and is also a wicked big Boston Bruins fan.