FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2011
Contact: Rick DeBruhl, Chief Communications Officer
Phone: (602) 340-7335, Mobile: (602) 513-6385
Email: rick.debruhl@staff.azbar.org

State Bar Announces Lisa Bormaster Fontes as Advertising Sales Manager

PHOENIX - July 11, 2011 - The State Bar of Arizona, the State's attorney regulation and consumer protection agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Bormaster Fontes to the position of advertising sales manager for Arizona Attorney Magazine.

Bormaster Fontes brings 27 years of experience in advertising sales and sales management from both print and digital media to the State Bar. Her robust track record of outstanding revenue and strategic publishing experience will be a significant driving force in continuing to grow the Arizona Attorney brand, along with non-member revenues. Bormaster Fontes comes to the State Bar from American City Business Journals, where she served as president and publisher at the Dallas Business Journal from 2008 and at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for 10 years, prior to that.

"We are pleased to add Lisa to the management team at the State Bar. We will leverage Lisa's experience from the advertising and publishing industries to help shape the future direction of Arizona Attorney Magazine," said Rick DeBruhl, Chief Communications Officer. "She brings an important and unique opportunity that will meet and exceed our customers' diverse needs," he added.

Bormaster Fontes will develop, implement and manage the State Bar of Arizona's advertising sales strategy from a business, sales, and legal perspective to ensure continued growth of non-member revenues and customer relations.


About the State Bar
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar includes approximately 16,000 active attorneys and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public. Since 1933 the Bar and its members have been committed to serving the public by making sure the voices of all people in Arizona are heard in our justice system.

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