About Lisa Shalett
Lisa Shalett is a former Goldman Sachs Partner who now advises growth companies and serves on public and private boards. She is the Co-Founder of Extraordinary Women on Boards, a dynamic peer-to-peer membership community of hundreds of women corporate
directors focused on advancing board excellence, modernizing governance, and raising the presence and influence of women on boards.
Over her 25+ year career, Lisa demonstrated tremendous agility, taking on complex leadership challenges, from key revenue businesses to control functions. She has held global leadership roles ranging from International Equities Sales & Trading, to Compliance, Legal and Audit, to Brand Marketing, Digital Transformation, and Strategic Innovation, and has worked in companies at all stages of growth, from large enterprises to early stage startups. She managed Goldman Sachs’ brand through the financial crisis.
Lisa currently serves on the boards of PennyMac Financial (NYSE: PFSI), AccuWeather, digital agency Bully Pulpit Interactive and Japan-based VC firm MPower Partners (Japan’s first femalefounded
and first ESG-focused VC fund), and chairs the board of non-profit Generation W. She serves as a Distinguished Fellow at the Duke University Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics, an International Selection Panelist for Endeavor.org, and a Senior Fellow for the McDonald Conference on Leaders of Character at West Point. She is a frequent speaker, panelist, and podcaster and is passionate about mentorship. Lisa earned her MBA from Harvard Business School, and BA, summa cum laude, in East Asian Studies (Japan) from Harvard University.