Lisë Stewart is the Director of the Center for Family Business Excellence within the Private Business Services Practice. Lisë has significant experience in organizational development, strategic planning and training, and human performance management.
A popular and nationally recognized speaker, Lisë is well known for her advocacy and training for, privately held businesses. She offers case studies, humor and practical, no-nonsense advice to make her information accessible and realistic for clients and participants. Her training is in organizational psychology and small business, and she is the author of numerous articles on organizational and individual effectiveness, and business sustainability. Additionally, Lisë has been a keynote speaker on topics pertaining to small business nationally and internationally for over 25 years.
Prior to joining the firm, Lisë was the Founder and President of Galliard International, the largest provider of transition services for small businesses in the country. In 2014, she founded the Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute, a non-profit membership organization for those interested in supporting and saving family owned companies in their local communities.
Lisë holds certifications from various organizational development institutions, including the Gestalt Institute’s Certification in Professional Coaching and attainment of Professional Level Certification through the International Coach Federation.
Lisë has been named to the NJBIZ list of “Best 50 Women in Business” for 2018, this award honors New Jersey’s influential women—across a wide array of business sectors—based on their professional success, community involvement and advocacy for women. In addition, The Leading Women Entrepreneurs LLC has named Lisë a Top 25 Leading Women Intrapreneur.