Lisa Fisher


Lisa Fisher has over thirty years of experience leading executive search engagements for clients across sectors, functions, and geographies. She is passionate about helping organizations, people, and communities realize their full potential and she is deeply committed to creating a diverse and inclusive, socially and economically just society that works for all.

Lisa launched her executive search career at Heidrick & Struggles, where she served as a principal in the Washington, DC office and a member of the Global Financial Services and Diversity Services practices, and she previously worked in the financial services industry.

Lisa previously served as senior advisor to the chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She helped launch and lead the Freedom to Compete Initiative, an education, and outreach program designed to help proactively prevent discrimination in the workplace and create a fair and level playing field for all workers regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, or disability.

Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Howard University.