Supporting the next generation of leaders &
organizations that are solving the world’s biggest problems.

Lisa is a keynote speaker and writer on partnership, mentorship, diversityrelationship building and big ideas, whose mission is to support the next generation of leaders and organizations that are solving the world’s biggest problems. She is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author and recognized as an innovative global businesswoman who leads with discipline and diplomacy.

Lisa has turned around businesses, teams, nonprofits, political campaigns, and government projects, solving their seemingly intractable problems. She knows the key to course-correcting when things go South is strategically evaluating everything with authority and humanity. In addition to her multiple corporate and philanthropic roles, including CEO, Lisa has served US Presidents and Governors, as well as a US Ambassador and UN Delegate.

Most of all, Lisa wants to get to know you and your people. Nothing slows down her high-touch approach – even the pandemic, during which she participated in over 100 podcasts, interviews, and speaking engagements from her home office.





Rave Reviews

Lisa Gable was a highlight of our conference – her personal success stories that involved tenacity, discipline, and grace were inspiring to the entire audience. She further challenged us to activate with specific behaviors and actions so we can make a difference, a clear objective of the RISE for Equity conference.

Cathy Fraser
Chief Human Resource Officer, Mayo Clinic

Lisa Gable is a spectacular role model who, through her speaking, teaches leaders how to navigate challenging moments in their careers. Her stories consistently provide leaders with the advice needed to positively transform their organization's culture; while also protecting their mental health.

Alex D. Tremble
Career and Culture Coach at G.P.S. Leadership Solutions LLC.

Lisa is an inspiring, caring, and dynamic speaker. I’ve had the opportunity to see her present to a variety of audiences, and no matter the goal of the event, Lisa always has an incredible way of connecting to the room. What I especially appreciate is her understanding that events have a purpose. She ensures her conversation with your audience achieves your objectives, elevates your message, and builds passion and purpose so your community can reach new levels.

Hillary Tolle Carter
food allergy mom, advocate and fundraiser

Lisa inspired our alumni and gave them the confidence to make outside-the-box moves to reach their purpose and potential. Her approach was comprehensive and provided a step-by-step guideline for planning how to deploy their experience for the highest good.

Andrea Bowens-Jones
P & G Alumni Association

Lisa’s empathy and connection with our audience was tangible. She was warm, approachable and provided engaging stories relevant to women leaders. Our guests left the session empowered and challenged to move forward with bold leadership.

Melissa Dawn Simkins
Founder, The She - Suite

The diversity of Lisa’s experience enables her to develop a message that perfect for the audience. Our team felt she understood their challenges and provided solutions that they could use.

Don Dea
Digital Now

Lisa exceeded expectations! Lisa’s message on turnaround and momentum and the importance of taking time to cultivate relationships is hugely applicable and incredibly timely for every organization right now. With the unprecedented changes going on and the need to navigate with agi lity, our entire membership learned something. With her clear examples, ease of anecdotes, and depth of experience, Lisa’s positive framing is motivating.

Wendelyn Jones
PhD, Executive Director, Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Lisa Gable was the perfect person to have speak to our 60+ Chief members Meetup. Tapping into experience in government, business and philanthropy, Lisa provided practical advice on how to create value, build momentum and harness professional resources to design a life of non-retirement. Her engaging personality overcame the constraints of the Zoom environment as she built an easy rapport with the audience. Many have stayed in touch with her after the event.

Demetra Johal
Founding Member CHIEF


A sought-after speaker, Lisa has given keynotes, presentations and talks for CHIEF, General Mills, Philips USA, JP Morgan, Clinton Global Initiative, National Institutes of Health, National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research, CONMEXICO and numerous corporate and nonprofit domestic and international conferences and events. Highlights include speaking at the Hershey’s Women Leading Women conference, the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Global Forum, a PBS Newshour Special with Judy Woodruff, and the Mayo Clinic RISE for Equity Conference. Lisa has also been featured in media outlets including NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, the Today Show, the New York Times, The Hill, and a wide variety of scientific journals, podcasts, and top U.S. and international newspapers.

Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best Seller



How to Change Course When Things Are Going South


"A much-needed roadmap to the hardest of leadership challenges."

CEO, Staples

“A clear guide to turning around any organization or program from the turnaround master.”

The 25th Secretary of the United States Air Force; and former United States Ambassador to Finland

“Lisa Gable’s methodic and compassionate approach will help you transform even the most troubled of situations. A must read.”

Independent Board Director, Colgate-Palmolive

“If your organization or project needs a new direction, Lisa Gable offers a wealth of practical advice for how to change course. An eye-opening guide to a spectacularly hard topic.”

CEO, PepsiCo Latin America

“An incredibly practical and insightful book.”

Silicon Valley executive, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur

“The perfect synthesis of Gable's strategies, which I have witnessed with great admiration for more than a decade.”

former Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and CEO, Export-Import Bank of the United States

“Turnaround reveals how working with others is one of the most effective ways to course correct an organization that has lost its way.”

former President and CEO, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

“When I need help solving a tough problem, Lisa Gable is always one of my first calls.”

CEO of SafeGraph

“An insightful and essential guide for any leader hoping to reinvent a business.”

former U.S. Secretary of Transportation & U.S. Secretary of Labor & corporate board member

“A necessary read for anyone wishing to build bridges with others to create extraordinary results."

former Japanese Ambassador to the United States

“A practical and down-to-earth guide to organizational change for not only seasoned leaders but also young professionals beginning their leadership journeys.”

retired Rear Admiral, United States Navy; former National Executive Director, Girl Scouts of the USA; and former President and CEO, American Red Cross

“If you are in a leadership role in any kind of business or organization, you should read this book.”

Chairman Ameritus, Hy-Vee, Inc.

“Lisa Gable’s ability to solve difficult problems and transform any organization makes Turnaround a must-read.”

author and entrepreneur

"Lisa Gable's proven guidance for turning around teams and organizations by applying a unique combination of discipline with diplomacy and humanity is unquestionable. This book is both timely and essential for any business or team wishing to successfully navigate the challenging times ahead.”

International Executive Advisor, Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Inc #1 Podcast for Fortune 500 Executives

"Lisa Gable’s Turnaround is an important read for inspiring and aspiring leaders as they guide their organizations and team members through the complexities of the ever-changing business and cultural climate."

Executive Director, Socrates Program, The Aspen Institute

“In Turnaround, Lisa builds on a career straddling corporate, non-profit, and government sectors to make a positive difference in the lives of millions. That passion for impact shines through in her book.”

President of the Foundation for a Smokefree World, and former cabinet member of the World Health Organization

“If you need to solve a complex problem, Lisa Gable’s book is a must read. It provides a powerful framework for establishing trust, bringing partners to the table, and turning around any troubled venture.”

Academic Director for the World Bachelor in Business Program and Professor at USC Marshall School of Business

“Few people are better positioned to show us how to grapple with disruptive challenges and turn them into positive results than Lisa Gable. In Turnaround, she shares what she does brilliantly and intuitively and, in the process, gives us the gift of an insider’s leadership guide.”

Corporate Director and former CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA

“Lisa’s bipartisanship, leadership, and relationships across multiple sectors put her in the perfect position to help those seeking to improve their performance or outcomes.”

Presidential Speechwriter and Adjunct Professor, University of Virginia

“Expertly written, well-organized, and accessible, Turnaround is an illuminating read for anyone tasked with improving a project or partnership. Highly recommended.”

Co-founder and president of the Elijah-Alavi Foundation Inc.

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