Lisa Johnson

Volunteer Expert

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Lisa is committed to helping individuals and organizations identify and cultivate their potential. She has a particular passion for helping small to medium-sized organizations translate their visions into impactful and sustainable missions. Her collaborative approach aids stakeholders in focusing their agenda and creating practical organizational solutions that empower employees to enhance productivity and increase the impact of the organization’s purpose. An active mentor, trainer, and consultant for Women Venture, Lisa is also co-owner of Citizen Kanine, a small business she runs with her husband.

Recent consulting projects include work with Tubman, Hopkins Early Learning Center, Horst Rechelbacher Foundation, Wallin Education Partners, Entrepreneur Fund, Center for Economic Inclusion, Propel Nonprofits, and Minnesota Council on Foundations.

Lisa holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communication from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. In her spare time, she enjoys helping budding entrepreneurs translate their vision into action, nurturing a local outreach organization she helped co-found, and soaking up nature with family and friends.

Lisa is currently volunteering as an expert in our Virtual Business Advice program.