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Lisa Stewart
TV Writer

Lisa Stewart

Los Angeles Television Writer Lisa Stewart is a Chicago transplant whose path to Hollywood took more unexpected twists and turns than a TV crime-thriller.

After graduating with a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University, destiny eventually steered Lisa away from a career in law enforcement and toward a successful stint in the entertainment industry. Coincidentally, it was a compelling CSI: New York spec script that landed her a big-time Hollywood agent and burgeoning writing career. We’re proud that the talented Television Writer is also a member of First Entertainment. We chatted with Lisa to find out how the Credit Union is helping her reach her financial goals!

What is the key to finding success in the entertainment industry?

“Write about what you know. Now that I have a television writing credit under my belt, I have a handful of drama pilots touching different areas of my life that I’m preparing for my next writer’s room. I’m sharing all my stories, the ups and the downs.”

How does First Entertainment befit you as a creator of entertainment?

“First Entertainment understands the entertainment industry, and they have your back! The Credit Union caters to all your financial needs, from simple checking to life insurance, and they are able to make funds available sooner. Plus, other institutions charge a fee for everything. It’s nice to not have to worry about fees.”

What has your experience been like using our digital banking?

“Although I love going into my branch where the tellers know me by name, I use digital banking frequently, including for check deposits. I also love the credit score feature!”

First Entertainment understands the entertainment industry, and they have your back!

As a cherished member of First Entertainment, we had the privilege of discussing how our services play a crucial role in Lisa’s financial journey within the entertainment realm.

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