Lisa Montanaro is founder and CEO of Lisa Montanaro Global Enterprises, LLC, which has a proven track record of empowering teams and individuals and igniting productivity since 2002. She is a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, organizational consultant, and success coach specializing in productivity, work-life balance, personal and professional branding, career satisfaction, public speaking and communication, workplace culture, and peak performance. Known for her combination of warmth, humor, and expertise, Lisa delivers straight talk in a manner that is informative and entertaining. Her psychology and law background combined with former employment in private sector, public sector, and higher education gives Lisa unique insight into the lives of working professionals. Before embarking on her entrepreneurial journey on the heels of the 9-11 tragedy, Lisa was a theater performer, an instructor and interpreter at a high school for deaf students, practiced employment and labor relations law in the private and public sectors, and was a law school professor and higher education administrator. She is the author of the books The Ultimate Life Organizer: An Interactive Guide to a Simpler, Less Stressful & More Organized Life, and DECIDE to be Organized: An Empowering Process for Change. Lisa’s articles have been published in numerous online and print publications, and she is a frequent guest expert for television, podcasts, webinars, and radio. Lisa earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Speech and Political Science from Hofstra University and a Juris Doctor Degree, magna cum laude, from Pace University School of Law. A born and bred New Yorker living in Northern California since 2012 with her veterinarian husband and spoiled rescue dogs, Lisa is a community theater geek, avid cyclist, serious gardener, voracious reader, and persistent writer.