Lia Thornton

Senior Manager, Business Development |


Lia is a Senior Business Development Manager at Her Campus, responsible for building the Her Campus customer base on the East Coast. Lia started her career at Thomson Reuters Corporation where she was a consistent top performer on the Corporate sales team, and won the 2012 President's Club award for the top performing sales person globally. Lia went on to cover corporate accounts at Nasdaq, Inc. and was most recently VP of Strategic Initiatives at Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal.

While at Dow Jones, Lia was focused on expanding the footprint of the Corporate and Media business within the largest global accounts. Highlights of her time at Dow Jones include having a front row seat to the debate around fake news and traveling to Davos and Cannes to represent The Wall Street Journal at events and customer meetings.

A passionate believer in the Make A Wish mission, Lia has participated in fundraising for this fabulous organization, and is currently focused on raising money and awareness for the EB Research Partnership. Lia is a proud mom to three young children and, when she can find a spare minute, enjoys playing tennis, skiing, traveling and reading.