Board Members


Lisa Avakian

Plaza West Covina

As Marketing Director for Plaza West Covina, Lisa Avakian brings over 18 years’ experience in retail management, merchandising and marketing to the position.

In this role, which she has held since 2000, Lisa Avakian is responsible for the implementation of marketing strategies, promotional programs and advertising for the Center as well as the oversight of customer and retailer relations and financial reporting. Additionally, she coordinates special events and serves as community relations liaison.

Lisa Avakian joined Starwood Retail Partners in November of 2013 as Marketing Director for Plaza West Covina. Prior to Starwood Retail Partners she worked for Westfield as a Marketing Director for Westfield Santa Anita, Westfield Eagle Rock and Westfield MainPlace. Prior to Westfield she worked as a Senior Marketing Manager for General Growth Properties overseeing Northridge Fashion Center and Fallbrook Center.

A graduate of California State University, Northridge, Lisa Avakian earned her degree in marketing and serves on the Board of Directors for Greater West Covina Business Association, Friends of the West Covina Police K9 Unit and San Jose Charter Academy.