Lisa Yaffe

Program director, Center for Professional & Executive Development at Wisconsin School of Business


Wisconsin School of Business

Lisa leverages decades of corporate and consulting experience to educate, counsel, and coach managers, executives, and leadership teams in the science and art of leadership and organizational culture. As a program director and coach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Professional & Executive Development, Lisa oversees - and advises to - the rich leadership content within the Executive Leadership and Transition to Executive Management certificate programs.

Her background includes a range of human resources, leadership development, culture, and change experience, most recently from Baxter Healthcare and Hewitt Associates. Lisa has earned an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University, and both a Masters in Liberal Arts and a Certificate in Leadership from the University of Chicago. She is also a certified consultant with Human Synergistics, International. Her most important challenge is championing change in the public school where she is president of the board of education.

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