Louisa Kasdon Sidell
4 Walnut Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
Phone (617) 868-8837
Email pommefrite@aol.com

Two decades of corporate management experience, and ten years as a successful freelance author, magazine journalist, and editor.


1968-1972 BA Wellesley College

1973-1975 MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Political Science

1978-1980 MBA Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania.


1975-1978 Assistant Economist, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California. Research and administration of major economic studies

1980-1982 Marketing and Management Consultant, Booz, Allen&Hamilton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1982-1985 Vice President, Philadelphia National Bank
Created a national direct marketing mortgage bank

1986-1990 Senior Vice President, USTrust, Boston Massachusetts Responsible for Marketing and Retail Banking

1990-1994 Executive Director of Great Woods (now Tweeter Center), a Mansfield, Massachusetts 20,00 sea summer performance center

1994-1996 Creator and Executive Director of the Boston Festival, a month- long annual citywide winter festival and tourism promotion

1996-1997 Senior Consultant Rasky & Co., a Boston and Wahington based Public Relations and Lobbying company

1996- to Present Freelance Writer and Editor
Specializing in food, lifestyle, travel and health for regional, national, and international publications including the Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Town & Country, Continental Airlines, Swissair, Natural Health, MORE, Bride’s, and the Boston Phoenix, the Boston Globe Magazine, Pure Canada, American Express' Escapes, Ladies' Home Journal, Siemens Journal in addition to many other print and electronic outlets.