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Lisa Kollisch

Associate Senior Consultant

400 Valley Road, Suite 103
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

“Leadership is knowing that we have a choice every minute of every day and taking accountability for the choices that we make.”

Lisa Kollisch is an associate senior consultant with Guttman Development Strategies, Inc. Lisa is an innovator who uses holistic, practical approaches to facilitate change and enhance human performance. She has over 20 years of consulting, facilitation, and coaching experience in private, public, and non-profit organizations in the United States and abroad.

Lisa's areas of specialization include leadership development, team alignment, process improvement, and managing organizational change. Lisa adapts easily to different people's styles and needs in order to help them succeed. When working with groups, she offers powerful ways to harness collective knowledge, ideas, and talents to achieve extraordinary results.

She excels in leading individuals and groups from idea generation through planning and implementation: helping people to get the job done and have fun doing it.

Prior to joining Guttman Development Strategies, Lisa was director of strategic planning at American Express, where she designed and facilitated the strategic planning, goal setting, and reporting process for an 800-person division. In this role, Lisa worked closely with executive team members and their key operational personnel. As an internal quality consultant, she worked with employees—from regional vice presidents to mailroom clerks—in several business units to improve processes, develop teams, and provide support systems for employees during organizational changes.


  • M.B.A., Columbia Business School
  • M.I.A. (Masters in International Affairs), School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
  • B.A., social/cultural anthropology and French, Oberlin College


  • Certifications
  • Certified professional co-active coach (CPCC), The Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
  • Professional Affiliations
  • International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Philadelphia Area Coaching Alliance (PACA)
  • Professional Activities
  • Served on the Conference Planning Committee and coordinator of the International Forum of the national Organization Development Network (ODN)
  • Languages
  • French and Spanish fluency
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