Lisa has over fifteen years of professional experience recruiting, advising, coaching and placing both MBA students and graduates. In her role as Director of Admissions for the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University, she led the university’s admissions efforts for both the MBA and MBA for Professionals programs. Lisa chaired the admissions committee three out of six years and administered the program’s over $2 million in scholarship funds. She is a frequent speaker on the admissions process, recruiting strategies, and the MBA value proposition having served on domestic and international forum panels, spoken to student and professional organizations, and given group seminars. During her tenure at Rice, she also served as the Associate Director of Career Planning in the Jones School’s career center working with recruiters, conducting career development seminars, and coaching MBA students on their career development and search strategies. Prior to joining Rice University, Lisa advised MBAs and masters students in career development and search strategies at the Mays School at Texas A&M University where she also evaluated applicants to the MBA program. Lisa has spent over five years in corporate human resources in the consulting, energy, and manufacturing industries. Her human resources experience includes university relations and recruiting and employee relations and programs. Lisa received her Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from Texas A&M University. Lisa has been somewhat of a miracle worker when it comes to assisting clients with low GMATs and GPAs. Her exceptional success with a wide range of clients spans many top schools.