President | Founder  

Expat whisperer

Est. 2007 | New York Metro Area

Reveals the impact of culture on global careers, stateside and abroad. 

Lisa has a sixth sense for cultural insights that foster smooth relocating executives and the partner / spouse. She provides customized expat career coaching support programs to cope with culture shock, adapt to unfamiliar surroundings, and reveal untapped career potential.

Her clients - employed at BNP Paribas, Christie’s Auction House, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, L'Oréal, Mars, Nestlé, Maybelline, TOTAL, Sanofi, SIRVA, Unilever, Vanguard - receive guidance to boost the job search, bootstrapping a start-up, personal branding, and career strategies. Recently, she developed online course ware for the global relocation platform, Globianawhere she serves as cross-cultural transition lead.

She guest lectures about cross-cultural communication, global business practices and ethics around the world, including CETYS Universidad Baja MexicoIBM School of Graduate School of Management Nice, France and CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business. Speaks to groups and moderates panel discussions about global talent mobility including SHRM New YorkGlobal Business HRDuty of CareSIETAR Europa Congress – Dublin 2017.

Author of numerous guides and content contributing to the body of intercultural literature, and mainstream publications including Global Living Magazine, HuffPost, and New Jersey Monthly. Recently she was quoted in The Greek National Herald, Forbes Woman, and PRI’s The World. And now, you can listen to her Globalist Gal Minute podcasts on iHeart Radio and Sound Cloud.

Lisa is currently at work on a book for American expats to cope and adapt with culture shock. She has expatriate work/life experience in Greece, as an editor of Greece’s Weekly for Business & Finance; freelance writer in England; and TEFL instructor in Spain.

She has a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in French from the University of La Verne, and graduate work in Applied Cultural Anthropology at the University of North Texas.

She's a member of the International Coaching Federation, the Expat Coach Association, SIETAR Europa (and presenter), and the ASJA. Lisa is a Board Member at Pastoralist Child Foundation, and a trusted expert at SheSource, and is currently writing a book for American expats to cope and adapt with culture shock on Thrive Global.