Lisa Tatsuko Prince-Fishler
Founder and Executive Director
Lisa has always shared her life with a colorful collection of animal friends. An artist, professional photographer, and tireless advocate for animals, HeARTs Speak was inspired by her soul dog, Iggy, and is the embodiment of all she believes in. Lisa feels passion is the spark that can ignite change, and she strives to create a work culture that always considers and acts on this. An alliance builder, Lisa believes in empowering stakeholders to shape their shared vision for the future, together and for this reason, collaboration has always been a core value of HeARTs Speak.
Director Of Operations
Caitlin is passionate about working with shelters and rescues to reimagine the way they tell their stories and connect with new audiences. She has served in the animal welfare field since 2008 and early on had the honor of working closely with diverse organizations across the U.S. to maximize resources, redesign policies, & find life-changing marketing solutions. In 2015 she got her MPA with a concentration in nonprofit management and in 2021 she began teaching shelter marketing for the University of Florida Master’s in Shelter Medicine program. She currently shares her life with a petite brindle pit bull named Sally.