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Lisa Karakostas

Exeter Health Resources
Manager, Employee Communication
Exeter, New Hampshire

Manager, Employee Communication, Exeter Health Resources
Lisa Karakostas is the Manager of Employee Communication for Exeter Health Resources, a health care system on the New Hampshire Seacoast. Last May, Exeter Health Resources announced plans to affiliate with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The organization is made up of Exeter Hospital (acute and ambulatory care), Core Physicians (primary and specialty care practices), and Rockingham VNA & Hospice (home care and hospice agency). Reporting in to the Human Resources division, Lisa is responsible for the internal communication for all companies in the Exeter system. Her job includes serving as the internal communication consultant for the CEO & executive team; writing the corporate newsletter; partnering with the Marketing/Community Relations department to promote programs, services, and fundraising initiatives; coordinating employee engagement surveys; managing employee recognition events; and overseeing all content and system administration for the organization’s Intranet site.

Lisa received her bachelor’s degree in communication, with a minor in English, from the University of New Hampshire; a master’s level certification in human resources management from New Hampshire College Graduate School of Business; and a master’s level certification in adult learning from Plymouth (NH) State College Graduate School of Education.