Formerly a Chief Executive Officer with an international nonprofit, Lisa offers invaluable vision and connectivity when identifying and accessing great leaders. As a trusted advisor to clients, Lisa’s broad knowledge and exposure allows her to work effectively across multiple industries and with a wide spectrum of personalities - providing valued insights into organizational structure and operational systems on behalf of client enterprises, and being attentive to the smallest of details with each executive candidate.
Having been a proven catalyst in the success of some of the country’s most significant executive searches, Lisa has built a highly regarded national practice in both public and private higher education. In addition, she is known by clients as a credible and dependable subject matter expert in searches involving Advancement and Fundraising, Foundations, Not-for-Profit Enterprises, Succession Planning, and Board Development.
Lisa’s passion for and commitment to learning is an asset to her clients and is evident in her eclectic education and personal interests - with undergraduate emphases in music, international relations, and intercultural communications at the University of Missouri; and subsequent studies in leadership, strategy, and management at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Executive MBA Program. Lisa enjoys singing, photography, and hiking the shores of Lake Superior.
Contact Lisa: LMarks at WhelessPartners.com +1 800 448.0926 x126