Lisa Brown Alexander, SPHR
President & CEO
202.785.2060 x104
Organizational Development Practice Leader
 

Lisa is the President and CEO of Nonprofit HR. Under her direction, Nonprofit HR has served some of the most prominent organizations in the country, including Amnesty International, Independent Sector and NeighborWorks America. With more than two decades of human resource management experience working with nonprofits and for-profit organizations, Lisa and her firm have proven that better HR can play an integral role in nonprofit success.

Nonprofits have benefited from her wealth of knowledge and experience to make their people-driven initiatives successful. She believes if an organization can strengthen its internal HR capacity, it can better serve the community and those in need. Lisa brings these beliefs to every engagement, and inspires nonprofit leaders to strengthen their most important asset: their people.

Lisa actively contributes to the strength of the nonprofit sector through her advisory roles with Fund the People and Equity in the Center initiatives. She is a frequent speaker at national nonprofit conferences and events and has authored scores of articles in nonprofit and HR publications on human resources issues. Lisa also serves on the board of directors of the DC Chamber of Commerce, Community Youth Advance (formerly Mentoring to Manhood) and the Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation.

Lisa is an excellent speaker that has spoken all over the world on the subjects of human resources, talent, culture and the nonprofit sector. Inquire about her availability to speak at your upcoming conference or event here.

Recent Speaking Engagements

June 2017: It Matters to Colleagues
Focus on the Important Nonprofit Conference
Washington, D.C.

January 2017: Nonprofit Employee Retention Strategies
501(c) Agencies Trust Webinar
Washington, D.C.

November 2016: Hiring Practices that Create a Culture of Innovation
Independent Sector Conference 2016
Washington, D.C.

May 2016: Becoming an Employer of Choice
OPERA America’s Opera Conference 2016
Montreal, QC

May 2016: Why Talent Matters to Mission: Human Capital Management Practices & Trends for 2016 and Beyond
Executive Leadership Institute
Ann Arbor, MI

April 2016: Why Talent Matters to Mission: Human Capital Management Practices & Trends for 2016 and Beyond 
Cincinnati, OH

February 2016: Public and Nonprofit Sectors as Employers Panel
JobsFirstNYC – Community-Based, Demand Driven: Strategies for Building Next Generation Programs Series
New York, NY

February 2016: Career Pathways Into & Around the World
JobsFirstNYC – Community-Based, Demand Driven: Strategies for Building Next Generation Programs Series
New York, NY

Book Contributions

NGO Dilemma

 

Lisa has contributed to the “NPO Dilemma: HR and Organizational Challenge in Non-Profit Organizations,” as well as “The Nonprofit’s Guide to Human Resources: Managing Your Employees & Volunteers.