Lisa Varela

Associate Director of Tax Operations

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." - Dalai Lama

Lisa serves as the associate director of tax operations at Baker Newman Noyes. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the tax department and client service initiatives. Lisa brings many years of industry and institutional knowledge to her role. She joined the firm in 2008 and served for 10 years as the executive assistant to  BNN’s managing principal.

Three Things You Don't Know About Me:

  • I never pass up an opportunity to sit quietly by the ocean.
  • I rarely say NO!
  • Most of my spare time is spent with my husband, daughter and son-in law, and my puppy Maui.

Volunteer/Service Activities:

Chair, BNN Community Service Committee

Leadership Team, Prides Corner Congregational Church