Lisa Downs, M.S. Ed., ACC (Associate Certified Coach), CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) is a leadership development coach, consultant, and facilitator, specializing in helping technical professionals and executives work at their best and achieve their desired business results. Lisa began her career in education in 1996, and has worked in corporate learning and development since 2003.
An authorized partner of both Everything DiSC and Profiles International, Lisa is certified to administer and interpret a variety of targeted assessment tools, including individual and team profiles, as well as 360˚ leadership tools. She’s also a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) certified practitioner.
Lisa’s previous corporate roles have included working in learning and leadership development with the technology company EMC, The Boeing Company, PEMCO Mutual Insurance, and T-Mobile USA. She also has six years of experience working in the accounting industry, supporting CPAs with their learning and executive leadership development.
While a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Board of Directors, Lisa served as the Chair of the National Advisors for Chapters Committee in 2013-2014. She is also a past Chair of the ATD Chapter Recognition Committee and a past President of the ATD Puget Sound Chapter.
Lisa is the author of a series of books aimed at helping other learning professionals design and facilitate courses on listening, time management, and negotiation skills, and is based in the Seattle, WA area.