Lisa Middleton (right) Regional Director of Get Ahead for Dorset, Wiltshire and South Hampshire, with founder Rebecca Newneham. Photo: Ingrid Weel.
Award-winning outsourcing firm Get Ahead has welcomed a new Regional Director for Dorset, strengthening its presence in the South.
Lisa Middleton will literally help small to medium sized businesses across the country get ahead.
The agency’s outsourcing services include marketing strategy; PR; social media; website UX, build and manage; business development; virtual PA; HRM and finance.
After graduating with a degree in business administration and finance, Lisa enjoyed a successful marketing career.
She specialized in business-to-business marketing and worked for large international companies, including Ernst & Young, Computacenter and PXP Financial.
Lisa said, “Marketing is such a dynamic industry that is constantly evolving.
“I have enjoyed the corporate world for many years and I am proud to have worked on a number of high-profile projects and campaigns.
“But an accident in 2021 forced me to reassess what I wanted from working life.
“The time was right to do something different.
“While researching flexible working opportunities, I watched a webinar with Rebecca Newenham, founder of Get Ahead, and was impressed by her passion for her business and flexible working.
“Becoming a Regional Director at Get Ahead felt like the perfect opportunity to use my current marketing and business skills in a whole new and exciting way.
“I can’t wait to get out and interact with local businesses.
“Despite some of the current economic challenges, I know that there are many companies in this area with ambitious growth plans, but not enough people or hours per day to put those plans into action.
“The Get Ahead team can help them achieve their goals.”
Rebecca, who founded Get Ahead in 2010, said: “From our first meeting I saw that Lisa would be a good fit for our team.
“With significant B2B marketing experience, she understands the challenges companies face and how to provide solutions.
“With regional directors in Berkshire, East Midlands, Essex, Harrogate, Leeds, North Hampshire, Oxford, Suffolk, Surrey, York and a global presence in the Republic of Ireland and Australia, we are well placed to support growing businesses.
“I am proud to lead our vibrant team of more than 80 highly trained virtual business experts and advocates of flexible working.”