Lisa Ferdinand offers the type of candid feedback and accountability that enables individuals to achieve meaningful breakthroughs in their career and personal lives. She is especially effective when working with individuals who know they are not reaching their full potential professionally.
Lisa Ferdinand works as a consultant at RHR International within the firm’s Scaled Consulting practice. She has served in multiple leadership roles where she has led teams, developed and implemented strategic initiatives, and managed organizational transitions. She also brings experience in assessment, leadership development, crisis management, and diversity-and-inclusion efforts. Lisa has worked across a variety of sectors including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, hospitality, technology, oil and gas, higher education, and more.
Lisa believes that leaders are uniquely positioned to positively impact society through their roles in organizations. To this end, she uses assessment and her deep understanding of human and organizational behavior to help leaders optimize their strengths, increase awareness of their derailers and blind spots, and magnify their organizational impact. This includes recognizing how each leader’s position can be used to create more inclusive and safe cultures where all organizational members can flourish.
While she has a calm and supportive manner, Lisa offers the type of candid feedback and accountability that enables individuals to achieve meaningful breakthroughs in their career and personal lives. She is especially effective when working with individuals who know they are not reaching their full potential professionally. Lisa partners with leaders to increase insight and identify what may be holding them back and uses evidence-based tools to provide clear and specific support to help them achieve greater success.
Lisa holds a PhD and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Florida. She also earned a master’s degree in education from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree from McGill University. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
Born in Jamaica and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Lisa has spent most of her adult life in the U.S. and now lives on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Some of her hobbies include cycling, painting, reading, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. She is also an avid baker and lover of all things delicious.