"Philanthropy is the way that we live out our values. There’s no greater gift you can give someone than the opportunity to make a difference by making a meaningful gift to a cause that’s important to them."

Vice President

Lisa Tarshis

Deerfield, IL

In more than 10 years of consulting, Lisa has partnered with 45+ organizations to raise more than $38M. She is best known for her strategic mindset and ability to break down complex processes into easy-to-implement strategies. Clients have called her a consensus builder, cheerleader and professional nudge–all badges she wears with pride.

Lisa specializes in campaign strategy, large scale campaigns and leadership development. She is also the creator of Plans That Produce, a comprehensive course that helps development professionals create and implement a fundraising plan that maximizes their time. In addition to serving clients, Lisa oversees the firm's innovation and growth vertical. She loves a good conversation about business and ways to bring lofty ideas to life.


Fundraising, Training, Operations

Recent clients

  • College Mentoring Experience
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online
  • International Arts & Philanthropy Foundation
  • Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School
  • Temple Isaiah 
  • Union for Reform Judaism


Bachelors in Political Science, Consumer Science (PR & Marketing), and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Lisa enjoys traveling, eating, organizing and volunteering.