Lisa Z. Fain
Creating an Inclusive Culture Through Mentoring
Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring
Creating a Mentoring Culture
Finding the Right Mentor for You
The ROI of Mentoring
Lisa Fain is Center for Mentoring Excellence’s CEO, and an expert in the intersection of cultural competency and mentoring. Her passion for diversity and inclusion work fuels her strong conviction that leveraging differences creates a better workplace and drives better business results.
Lisa brings her energy, enthusiasm and engagement to any group, facilitating lively workshops and training and delivering interactive speeches with practical steps that can be implemented right away.
As Senior Director of the Diversity and Inclusion function at Outerwall, Inc., Lisa spearheaded the development, establishment and implementation of its diversity initiative. Prior to assuming that position, she worked as Outerwall’s in-house counsel, coaching leaders and partnering with Human Resources to establish fair and effective policies and practices that would sustain the organization as it grew in size, revenue and renown.
Lisa also founded Vista Coaching, a division of Center for Mentoring Excellence, which provides executive and group coaching for bold professional women. She is a certified mediator. She graduated with a B.S. in Social Policy from Northwestern University and holds a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.