An excel lover in search for structure and substance meets a creative mastermind with a big heart. This marriage generated a unique set of skills embodied in a young woman in a constant pursuit of personal and professional growth, balance and challenge. Born in a small town surrounded by green fields near Venice, Italy, Annalisa has been living in New York for the past 12 years and has recently become an American citizen.
She daringly moves in and out the worlds of Writing, Branding & Business Development while writing on her blog “My Last Year in New York”, a story that has become a book by the same name. In the last couple of years she made the move and started working as a consultant for fashion, design and lifestyle brands around the world, where she helps with their branding and marketing needs. It has been said about her “she does with words what spring does to cherry trees”, to quote and pay homage to one of her favorite poets – Chilean Pablo Neruda.
Previously Annalisa worked for Valentino USA, Inc., for Corcoran Real Estate and for Real Time Risk Systems LLC.
Since 2014 Annalisa has been developing and editorial project called “My Last Year in New York” which includes a book, a blog and a charity initiative that selects yearly a talented student from Università Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona, Italy for a 6-month internship at Italian fashion company Valentino USA, Inc.
In her free time you can find her in a museum or an art gallery, looking for vintage jewelry, asking questions to understand “things”, and mentoring young students in search for their mission. Annalisa is part of the Board of YEX – Young Executives of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce in New York City.