Marketing and Communications Director
National Fund for Workforce SolutionsLisa Chensvold is currently head of marketing and communications at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. For the past 15 years, Lisa has designed and delivered strategic communications for organizations that discover, inspire, and tackle the world’s toughest challenges. After some years as an independent writer and editor, she cultivated and refined a broad range of communications skills at the University of North Carolina’s Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, where she eventually headed internal and external communications for a multidisciplinary research and clinical care enterprise. The then relocated to Washington, DC, to direct communications for IESC, a global nonprofit dedicated to private sector solutions to inclusive economic development.
An avid jargon buster, Lisa is passionate about clear communications and believes in the power of a great editor. She is also a classically trained soprano and active musician. She holds an M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.