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Lisa Koss, MA, Founder

English, Spanish, and French languages


Lisa is the founder of Koss Associates Lisa works at the intersection of personal / team transformation and organizational change. Her clients want to disrupt the way they currently work and increase their capacity to:

  • Build trust and alignment more quickly across boundaries

  • Respond more decisively despite complexity and uncertainty

  • Strengthen individual and team resiliency in fast-moving environments

For the last 25 years – in English, Spanish and French – her areas of focus have included global leadership, team development, talent management, executive coaching and design and organizational change initiatives.

Lisa developed a proprietary coaching model specifically for people leaders, which has been taught around the world in 9 languages over 80 times. She is currently engaged in doctoral studies at Fielding Graduate University in Human and Organizational Development.  She completed her M.A. in 1997, and her B.A. in 1991 from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.  She has received extensive training in Gestalt organizational development and coaching, and completed executive education at Harvard Law School and at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Lisa’s clients range across sectors, including professional and business-service organizations, manufacturing, technology and mission-oriented organizations. Clients include Kaiser Permanente, ITT, Xylem, British Petroleum, Honeywell, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, Ernst & Young, Hoerbiger, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Molex, Heifer Project International, Pentair Technical Products, Clorox, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, France Telecom, Bull Information Systems, TATA, among others.

Lisa has lived abroad 6 times on 3 continents and is currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

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For more on what it means to deeply engage the whole person, see Koss Associates' founder Lisa Koss’ book, Leading for Learning: How Managers Can Get Business Results Through Developmental Coaching and Inspire Deep Employee Commitment.

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