Lisa Finkelstein

Lisa Finkelstein

Location: Narberth, PA


Lisa Finkelstein is a globally recognized advisor and executive coach, serving as a trusted partner to C-suite executives. Renowned for her ability to pose incisive questions, Lisa uncovers new insights and perspectives, offering forthright and compassionate guidance. With over 35 years of experience, she has counseled over 1,000 senior executives and leadership teams across 30+ countries, spanning Fortune 100 companies, midsize firms, start-ups, and public sector organizations.

Lisa specializes in transforming leadership to navigate change and excel in disruptive environments. Known as a "CEO Whisperer," she combines business acumen with insights into human dynamics to drive leadership impact. Her expertise includes leading major transformations, global expansions, business turnarounds, and designing innovative business strategies and operating models.

Lisa's contributions extend beyond individual coaching; she has published with Harvard Business Publishing on topics like Leading in Times of Crisis, Driving Change, and The Value of Organizational Networks. A sought-after speaker, Lisa addresses global audiences on Leadership Agility, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), and Workplace Evolution. She holds an MBA from The Wharton School in Strategy and a BA in Social Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. ICF credentialed and certified in various leadership and organizational culture diagnostics, Lisa remains committed to guiding executives towards their highest levels of success.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • C-Suite
  • Change Management
  • Internal Coaching Strategy
  • Organizational Development
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Public Sector
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products
  • Financial Services
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive & Assembly
  • Electric Power & Natural Gas
  • Government


  • English


  • University of Pennsylvania - BA, Social Psychology
  • Wharton School - MBA, MBA in Strategy


  • Hogan
  • Birkman Method
  • 360 Interview
  • DiSC
  • MBTI
  • FIRO-B

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