President & CEO
Lisa Dezzutti, founder and president of Market Connections, Inc., is a seasoned business executive and research strategist with over 25 years of experience in the fields of marketing, research, and total quality management. Under her leadership, Market Connections delivers intelligence and insights that enable improved business performance for an impressive list of business, government, and association clients.
Dezzutti is a highly skilled professional focus group moderator. She frequently shares her research and market expertise as a speaker at industry events and is co-founder and co-chair of the Government Marketing Forum. She is also a member of the Marketing Research Association, Women in Technology, IAC, AFCEA, and the GovCon Council.
Before establishing Market Connections, Ms. Dezzutti spent seven years in research, marketing, and corporate planning management positions at GTSI in Chantilly, Virginia, a computer reseller to the government. Ms. Dezzutti gained rich business intelligence experience while working for what was during her tenure a market leader in a fast-growth mode. Her passion for uncovering market truths – along with her entrepreneurial spirit – inspired her to launch Market Connections. She has ensured the consistent growth and success of the full-service market research firm in Chantilly, Virginia since founding it in 1996.
Dezzutti holds a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in economics, both from Radford University.