About Lisa

“Lisa Orrell is a HOT property.”
Entrepreneur Magazine: This was the opening sentence of a 6-page feature article in their annual “Leadership Issue”. The focus of the article was how companies can better prepare Millennial employees for leadership.
Lisa Orrell, CPC, is globally recognized as “The Chief of Change”…and she’s NOT just another Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author, Trainer, Certified Leadership & Life Coach, and Thought Leader. For over a decade, her fun, engaging style, and unique insights, have set her apart!

And her unique expertise on Generational Dynamics, Leadership Development, and Personal Growth also set her apart. As a result, Lisa is in-demand by organizations to create positive changes in workplace culture by shifting the perspectives of their people…about themselves and others.

Lisa’s clients include many well-known corporations and professional associations, including: Pfizer, Salesforce, Wyndham, eBay, Wells Fargo, Johnson & Johnson, Grant Thornton, Oracle, Juniper Networks, Pepsi, Chico’s, Applied Materials, ERA Real Estate, Paul Mitchell, Cisco, PayPal, USC, Blue Cross/BlueShield, State University of New York, SHRM, PBWC, NCHRA, and the National Diversity Council. Lisa was even hired by the Government of Brunei, to speak IN Brunei, at their first-ever Women into Leadership Conference!

Her four popular books on Amazon include: “Millennials Incorporated”; “Millennials into Leadership”  and  “Boomers into Business”. Her fourth book, “Your Employee Brand is in Your Hands”, was named a finalist in ForeWord Magazine’s Annual Book Awards competition in the highly competitive Leadership books category. And Lisa’s books are often ordered in bulk by organizations to use in their Employee Learning & Development training programs.

In addition to being a keynote speaker, trainer, and author, Lisa is a Certified Leadership & Life Coach who works with individuals and/or employee groups. She received her Coach certification through an intensive training program accredited by the International Coach Federation.

Lisa Orrell, Leadership Coach, in Brunei Lisa went to Brunei to be the keynote speaker at a Milllennlals Leadership Conference, hosted by the Brunei Government.Prior to her current career, Lisa owned a full-service Marketing Agency in the San Francisco Bay Area for 20 years. Her company received over 75 national and international awards for Marketing & Branding excellence. And, for eight consecutive years, she was voted one of the “Most Influential Branding Gurus in the World” by over 22,000 industry professionals (each year).

Based on her expertise and notoriety, Lisa has been interviewed by, or written articles for, countless media and research firms, including (partial list): ABC, NPR, MSNBC, CBS, The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, Human Resource ExecutiveThe Business Journals (throughout the U.S.), Recruitment & Retention, Universum’s Trainee Guides for Norway, Sweden and Denmark, China’s HerWorld Magazine, Diversity Business, HR.com, Monster.com, Recruiter.com, and CareerBuilder.com.


Lisa Orrell, Leadership Coach

“The feedback is off-the-charts from the attendees at our Salesforce Leadership Summit! They loved you. Some of them are going to see about having you speak for our entire Chicago office. You crushed it! Our Millennials in management especially loved it!”

– S. Roberts, VP of Solutions Engineering @ Salesforce (and Committee Member for their Annual Leadership Summit)