Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations
Lisa Krim is an executive leadership coach, serving senior leaders and executives across the non-profit, academic and legal sectors.
In addition to her coaching practice, Lisa serves as Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations at Georgetown University (new window). She leads efforts to develop University-wide faculty policy and supports and collaborates with campus and school faculty and administrators on a full range of faculty affairs issues, to advance the University’s mission, goals and strategic priorities. In this role she develops programs and training to prepare faculty to be effective leaders in administrative and governance roles. Her portfolio also includes leading university-wide gender initiatives, including serving as Chair of the Georgetown Women’s Alliance (new window), which she co-founded in 2014; advising student leaders on the OWN IT (new window) Women’s Leadership Summit; and serving as one of Georgetown’s liaisons to the United Nation’s HeForShe (new window) global initiative for gender equity. Lisa also serves on the board of the Georgetown University Social Innovation for Public Good (SIPS) Fund (new window).
Lisa had an accomplished legal career where she advised senior leaders through complicated, high risk legal matters, giving her a unique perspective on the pressures leaders face. She served in Georgetown’s Office of General Counsel for 15 years, serving as Interim Vice President and General Counsel from 2012-2013. Before coming to Georgetown, Lisa practiced law at O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., advising corporations and non-profits on labor and employment matters.
Lisa’s professional development has included earning an Executive Certificate in Leadership Coaching at Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership and graduating with the inaugural class of the SAGE leadership program for senior leaders at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Lisa graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a degree in public policy, and earned her law degree from UCLA School of Law, where she was elected to UCLA Law Review and Order of the Coif. She served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable J. Spencer Letts of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.