Lisa Blanton possesses a diverse business background that includes over 30 years in corporate positions such as COO, CFO, and CHRO, including 13 years as a business owner of an Engineering firm. Lisa has a proven track record of helping leaders drive for high-achieving results through strategy, integration, and people relationships with a focus on financial, people service, and enterprising aspects of a business.
Lisa’s career is filled with success stories of assisting leaders in building the business functions of operations, finance, accounting, and human resources. While at the same time, they concentrate on the development of their product or service. She is passionate about guiding leadership teams to successfully build their organizations and provide their employees with the best environment and culture.
Lisa teaches leadership teams to get what they want from their businesses. She does this by providing a complete system with simple tools to help teams achieve alignment in their vision, get traction to execute to achieve every part of their vision, and help the leaders become a healthy, functional, cohesive leadership team.
Always wanting to help others, Lisa currently serves as Co-Director of Leadership Development for her state-wide HR association, Texas SHRM. Lisa is also an active member of Austin SHRM, the local affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has served on the Board of Directors of the 800+ member association since 2014 in the roles of Treasurer, Co-VP of Conference, President-Elect, President, and most recently as Immediate Past President to provide advisory guidance to other volunteer leaders in the HR profession.
She also holds a certification as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM- SCP) and has an MBA in Organizational Studies. In her free time, Lisa enjoys cheering for the Texas A&M University sports teams, traveling, and solving true crime from her recliner.
Her core values are help first, do the right thing, do what I promise, grow or die, and be humbly confident. Specialties: Strategic Planning, Ownership Transition, Change Management, Operations Management, Human Resources Management, and Management Advising