Lisa retired from Microsoft to focus her efforts on her family. She received a B.A. degree in Computer Studies from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Her interest in philanthropy has led her to work with many organizations in the Seattle area, including Social Venture Partners, Bellevue Schools Foundation and Seattle Children’s Theatre.
Lisa served as the Lead Partner for SVP Investee Kindering Center and has been a member of a K-12 Grant Committee, Chair of the Portfolio Grant Committee and member of the Advocacy and Policy Committee. She and her husband, Ben, have been partners since 1998. Lisa is also a marathon runner.
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“You DO know where the defibrillators are right?” Not the question you would think to ask someone who has now run 10 marathons, 22 half marathons, and competed in 8 triathlons. But that’s how Lisa’s first days of training began, with runs around Green Lake and a training partner constantly ribbing her about cardiac arrest.