Recent Community Development and Volunteerism Experience Include:

  • Skills Canada Nova Scotia - Director - "...providing Nova Scotia youth with opportunities to explore skilled trades and technologies through a range of programming."
  • Phoenix Youth - Director - "...offering at-risk and homeless youth (ages 11-24) the opportunity to break the cycle of homelessness and find a better path."
  • Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis – Member - “…a committed group of volunteer women totally focused on helping those in need in our community since 1988.”
  • Spring Garden Area Business Association – Past Chair -  “…representing member businesses with a focus on improving business conditions, promoting economic development, supporting common business interests and creating a positive image."

 Lisa is a graduate of Dalhousie University and some of her educational accomplishments and designations are found here:

  • Executive Leadership Certification - University of Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step I and Step II Certified Practitioner –  Psychometrics Canada
  • MDW- Management Development for Women Certificate, St Mary’s University/Mount St. Vincent, Halifax, NS
  • BPE- Bachelor of Physical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Minor Health Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Outdoor Education Specialist, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Certified Coach – National Coaching Certification Program
  • FLCP- Fitness Leadership Certification Program, YWCA, Halifax, NS
  • FLTTT- Fitness Leadership Train the Trainer, YWCA of Canada, Toronto, ONT
  • FLMT- Fitness Leadership Master Trainer, YWCA of Canada, Toronto, ONT
  • ACEPTC- American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Certification

Lisa partners with leaders of organizations who are focused on improving their business success through strategic focus and employee development. With over 30 years’ experience in the areas of Training and Development, Management and Leadership Coaching, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning and Talent Management, Lisa brings a proven track record, extensive knowledge, high energy, focus, and commitment to each assignment.

Before starting Uprise Consulting, Lisa was a partner with Bluteau DeVenney, a Halifax based consulting firm focused on building strategic focus and business acceleration.  Previously she directed club operations for both Goodlife Fitness and Nubody's Fitness Centers.  She has directed several not-for-profit organizations, has owned and operated various consulting businesses, as well as, an independent, full-service fitness club and taught for several years for the Halifax Regional School Board.  Developing nationally recognized award winning senior leaders and sales teams, and facilitating Leadership Development Training Programs, are just some of her highlights in the health and fitness industry.

As a former award winning national and international elite athlete and coach, Lisa has been able to combine that insight and experience to drive performance success within the business world.  She is passionate about applying varied experience in organizational and business strategy to develop the leaders we need to support organizations who value their people development and performance. By focusing and committing to the productivity and performance of people, so grows the productivity and profitability of every company.

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