Lisa A. Anthony is a writer on NerdWallet’s small-business team, primarily covering payroll software and payment processing. She has over 20 years of diverse experience in finance, lending and personal taxes. Prior to becoming a writer, Lisa worked as a loan officer, business analyst and freelance marketing consultant. Over the years she has had the opportunity to interact directly with consumers to conduct product research, gather insights and evaluate user experiences. She is based in San Diego.
- Education: B.A. in business administration from Chadron State College
- Previous experience: Writer at Intuit Turbo Tax, Loan officer at Bank of America, Business analyst at Wells Fargo Bank
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