Lisa Pasbjerg

Executive Coach

Career Background

Lisa's professional experience spans more than 20 years and includes leadership roles in domestic and international for-profit and nonprofit organizations. An accomplished and credentialed coach, she provides senior leaders, and high-potentials with the executive coaching and leadership development services they need to develop extraordinary performance through positive and powerful change.

Lisa has served as adjunct faculty at many colleges and universities including both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and has been a frequent speaker and presenter throughout her career, both in person and on radio and TV. She has provided services to physicians, healthcare administrators, and developing leaders at numerous healthcare systems and hospitals, including the University of Michigan Health System, Cleveland Clinic, Saint Joseph Mercy/Ann Arbor and Livingston, Chelsea Community Hospital, and Henry Ford. In her spare time she hosts "The Leadership Focus,” a radio show that highlights new ideas, interesting guests, and actionable strategies for current and emerging leaders.

Education & Certifications

  • The University of Michigan, MSW, Human Services Administration

  • Michigan State University, BS, Education/Psychology

  • Center for Executive Coaching, ECMBA

  • International Coach Federation, (ICF),Professional Certified Coach

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certified

  • Certified Mentor Coach, Mentor Coach, Bethesda, MD, an ICF Credentialed Program


  • Senior leader and emerging leader development

  • Positive organizational change

  • Creating high-performance teams

  • Succession planning

  • Strategic, effective, and individualized career planning

  • Emotional intelligence and relationship management

  • Leadership presence, power, and influence

Noted Accomplishments: 

  • Nominated Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)  Role Model/Mentor of the Year

  • As President and CE0 of World Medical Relief, led an International Relief Organization providing medications supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals to those most in need globally and at 15 sites in the Detroit metropolitan area

  • Susan B. Anthony Award recipient for community work with women