Lisa Banks knows that exceptional leaders deliver a competitive edge to every opportunity. But exemplary leadership is not innate. It’s an ability that is cultivated through personal inquiry, intention, and practice. As a leadership coach, facilitator, consultant, and trainer, Lisa challenges executives, teams, and organizations to develop the insight and skills to ignite breakthrough outcomes.
Bringing optimism and candor to her work, Lisa puts leaders and teams on the path toward professional excellence and personal fulfillment. She is a trusted partner and fierce champion of her clients’ goals, whether to build leadership capacity and resiliency, reframe challenges, or improve communication both internally and externally. She prepares leaders for new responsibilities, steers them through significant transitions and expands their leadership influence, turning each client’s vision into value. As a long time mindfulness meditation practitioner and teacher, Lisa helps leaders quiet the noise so they can live and lead with purpose.
Lisa’s vision is to impact the development of a global culture of Mindful Leadership that is clear, intentional, and compassionate.
Lisa’s experience includes: Professional Certified Coach(PCC), International Coach Federation; Corporate Attorney at PattonBoggs; General Counsel of the Investment Management Firm, Torray, LLC; and Non-Profit Leader at Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and The Constitution Project.
Lisa earned her Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and Bachelor’s degrees in International Relations and Communications from the University of Virginia. She is a certified Leadership Coach and Facilitator, through the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership.
Lisa administers and interprets the Leadership Circle Profile™, Leadership Culture Survey™ , DISC, Hogan, Polarity Thinking™ , and Tetra Map® assessment instruments for leadership teams and executives. She is a Conversational Intelligence® for Coaches Enhanced Skill Practitioner.