CEO, Sudara Inc.
Conscious leadership is in Lisa’s DNA. She consistently builds brands and systems that relentlessly drive ROI, while placing as much emphasis on nurturing collaborative and healthy teams. A philanthropist at heart, Lisa’s strategic vision and plan for bettering humanity is the very thread of Sudara’s mission. She was drawn to Sudara because she knows that her innovative business model, paired with her passion, will drive global impact and propel Sudara to achieve what the world needs - gender equity.
With dual degrees in Marketing and Psychology, and having spent nearly two decades as an entrepreneur - both boot-strapped and venture capital backed - Lisa is no stranger to high growth businesses. Her experience ranges from creating a brick and mortar children’s photography studio from the ground up then successfully franchising it, to leading lean technology teams building groundbreaking mobile apps and SaaS products. She is a nationally sought-after speaker and thought leader for her insight into effective business strategy and systems, and how humans navigate them for better or worse. Lisa’s career highlights include speaking at TEDxWomen, being named Entrepreneur of the Year, and featured in Business Week for her unique franchise concept. She was also recognized in Ad Age magazine for her public service work and has won a variety of advertising honors, including the American Advertising Federation’s prestigious Silver Medal Award.
Lisa brings extensive experience as a forward-thinking leader who uses past failures as some of the strongest growth levers in her arsenal. As CEO, Lisa oversees all aspects of the Sudara Benefit Corporation including operations, sales, marketing, and strategic alliances to grow Sudara as a global leader of social impact.