Lisa is the Executive Director of the National Association of Corporate Directors Northern California Chapter dedicated to advancing board excellence and serves on the National Inclusion Advisory Board for NACD. She is a seasoned, cross-culturally aware, visionary leader and branding strategist with vast experience managing business initiatives and special events. Through her director positions with Global Brand Integrity, DAE Media, and Aperian Global, Lisa has interfaced with and coached senior-level business leaders at Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. Lisa’s skills in business development, strategic communications, and event planning extend to the nonprofit sector as well. For more than 20 years, she has guided such Asia-oriented organizations as ChinaSF, Committee of 100, and the San Francisco - Shanghai Sister City Committee. For the latter, she served as executive director of San Francisco Week at the Shanghai World Expo.
Lisa has a BA from the University of California Santa Barbara and is also a graduate of the Beijing Languages Institute. She currently serves on the board of directors for Root Division, another arts non profit organization.