Former Kiplinger reporter Lisa Elaine Babb covered retail, advertising, agriculture and infrastructure for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger’s Business Forecasting Group in June 2014 she served as editor of the University of Memphis’s independent student newspaper The Daily Helmsman and freelanced for The Commercial Appeal and Click. She earned a B.A. in political science and international studies from the University of Memphis. Outside of work, Babb enjoys cheering on the Memphis Grizzlies, stretching at her local yoga studio and searching for ways to satiate her shoe addiction.