General Manager – Kingbridge Conference Centre & Institute
Lisa has spent over thirty years in the conference centre industry as a senior leader working with world wide hospitality companies all over North America. She is most known for her ability to build self directed teams that cultivate the types of cultures that break down traditional barriers to engagement. She works with the employees to create environments and conditions that will allow individuals to align their strengths to the organization’s vision so a more personalized, authentic and customized solutions approach to customer service is created.
In 2004, Lisa joined the Kingbridge Conference Centre and Collaboration Institute as General Manager. Lisa and owner of Kingbridge, John Abele, futurist and co-founder of Boston Scientific , have joined efforts to create a conference venue where the ideal environment, conditions, strategies and technologies exist for teams to resolve issues through collaborative exchanges. They have developed client solutions which can help multiple stakeholders with different perspectives create a shared understanding and common language for navigating complex problems.
Prior to entering the conference industry, Lisa was a part of Citibank’s U.S. Executive Leadership Training Department. She and the team designed content, planned and executed events, and trained Citibank worldwide senior and middle managers. In 1985 this team designed and implemented the first management associate program which equipped new managers with a deeper understanding of their managerial roles so they could work collaboratively across disciplines and functions.
Lisa is active in a number of associations related to her field and has presented to a variety of audiences, including academic programs. Lisa’s formal education was in Fine Arts at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO and she completed a certification in Improving Human Performance at Seattle Pacific University. Lisa currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.
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