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 known globally as “The Chief of Change”, and she is an expert on Leadership Development and Personal Branding…and how the two work together to develop a next-level Leadership mindset and creates positive changes in workplace culture.

But prior to her current career as a Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author, and Certified Leadership & Success Coach, Lisa was the Founder & CEO of a full-service Marketing Agency in Silicon Valley for 20-years. Her company worked with global brands, such as Sony, Yahoo!, SanDisk, and Logitech, and for eight consecutive years she was voted one of the “Most Influential Branding Gurus in the World” by over 22,000 industry professionals.

So, when Lisa decided to leave Agency-life to launch her speaking and coaching career, she combined her years of branding expertise with her extensive leadership experience to create Personal Leadership Branding and Employee Development programs for corporate professionals of all generations, at all levels.

As a result, Lisa has been booked by countless well-known organizations, such as: Pfizer, Salesforce, Wyndham Worldwide Resorts, eBay, Wells Fargo, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi, PayPal, USC, Blue Cross/BlueShield, Paul Mitchell, State University of New York, SHRM, and the National Diversity Council. Lisa was even hired by the Government of Brunei to be the keynote speaker (IN Brunei) at their first-ever Women in Leadership Conference!

Lisa is also a Certified Leadership & Success Coach who works with individuals and employee groups. She received her certification through an intensive one-year training program accredited by the International Coach Federation.

Lisa Orrell, Leadership Coach, in Brunei Lisa went to Brunei to be the keynote speaker at their first-ever Women in Leadership Conference, hosted by the Brunei Government.Her four popular business books on Amazon include: “Your Employee Brand is in Your Hands”; Millennials into Leadership; Millennials Incorporated”; and Boomers into Business. Each of Lisa’s books are filled with useful tactics, tips, and strategies, so they are often ordered in bulk by organizations for their Learning & Development Programs.

And, based on her expertise and notoriety, Lisa has been interviewed by, or written articles for, many media outlets and research firms, including (partial list): ABC, NPR, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, Human Resource Executive, Diversity Business, Essence, HR.com, Monster.com, Recruiter.com, CollegeRecruiter.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)