Lisa Thompson uses her unique background in business management, counseling, executive coaching and career consulting to assist individuals and corporations in achieving their goals. Her skills as a counselor along with her corporate background allow her to address both organizational and human development needs in a practical and realistic manner. In her current role she is focused on management consulting, organizational and team assessments, executive coaching, and succession planning.
Lisa has used her talents to provide leadership development and executive coaching for clients such as Tenet Healthcare, Flowserve, Comerica, American Airlines, Blockbuster, Childrens Medical Center, TXU, AirBorn Corporation, Sun Microsystems and Tyson Foods.
Prior to her current role, she was the Senior Managing Director for Spherion’s Human Capital Consulting Group in Dallas/Ft. Worth. In this capacity, she provided leadership to one of the most successful and profitable offices nationally. Her office was recognized for its innovative management consulting, coaching and career transition solutions for individuals and corporations.
Earlier in her career she worked with Reedie & Company, a premier career consulting firm known for its superior work with senior executives in transition. The firm was acquired by Spherion. Lisa held positions as a Career Consultant and Vice President of Sales prior to being promoted to Managing Director. Before her work in human capital consulting she worked as a Director of Corporate Accounts with Ceridian Corporation where she managed employee assistance and management consulting programs for major corporate clients across a wide spectrum of industries. The consulting processes addressed employee and organizational development issues.
Lisa managed a successful private counseling practice early in her career where her work included assessments, executive coaching and consulting for individuals and corporate entities. She also provided training, seminars and consulting for individuals and corporations on topics ranging from crisis intervention to team building.
In addition to her credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor she is also is certified in numerous evaluation and assessment instruments. She received her BAAS degree in Public Relations and Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas and her M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance from Texas A&M in Commerce, Texas. Lisa is Chairman of the Board of Attitudes & Attire, a non-profit organization focused on helping disadvantaged women re-enter the workforce. She serves on the Expert Advisory Panel of Human Capital Institute’s Next Generation Leadership Development Community. She is also a member of the International Coaching Federation and is currently a participant in the Executive Coaching Graduate Certification program with the University of Texas at Dallas.