Lisa Clarke joined Stanton Chase as an Advisory Director to the Seattle office in 2018. She is currently Principal at Highlands Consulting, where she works with both startups and established technology businesses to develop successful executive teams, raise capital, and build or optimize operating infrastructures. She recruits top performers and inspires action, while remaining grounded in the financial objectives and core philosophies of each organization she serves. A respected and credible decision maker, Lisa is a highly sought-after leader who consistently activates a loyal following of talent and a global network of strategic partners to bring success to each unique business opportunity.
Previously, she held the Chief Business Officer role at Amplero, an Artificial Intelligence Marketing Startup. She led the spinout of the business from its parent company and drove Series A and Series B financing rounds totaling $25.5M. Earlier she served as COO then CEO of Rally, an experiential marketing software business, and drove its transformation into a full-service marketing agency. Lisa began her career as a business unit General Manager at Interpoint, a publicly traded global microelectronics manufacturer. When Interpoint was sold, a data storage spinout, Advanced Digital Information Corporation was retained. Lisa was recruited to lead various sales and operating functions and over her 9-year tenure she managed up to 1600 employees and $480M in revenues. She gained international management experience in Europe before becoming part of the senior executive team who led the $880M exit of the company.
Lisa graduated Summa Cum Laude with her BBA and MBA from Kent State University after spending 2 years at the University of Washington. She has 14 consecutive and 21 total years of board service, excluding advisory roles. Her areas of strength include technology, manufacturing, marketing and service businesses with a need for audit, nominating/governance, general operating or leadership transition expertise.
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