As Vice President for Facilities and Human Resources, Lisa Zhu has oversight for the Institute’s campuses and hotel management contracts for Aspen, CO and for Wye River, and office administration in all of the Institute locations. She leads strategic initiatives for Human Resources and oversees employee relations, policies and procedures, staff development, benefits, compensation, recruitment and retention.
A native of NY State, Lisa holds a BA from Binghamton University and an MA from the University of North Carolina. Lisa has over 20 years’ experience including real estate, education and the hotel industry, with the last 15 years in the non-profit sector. Prior to the Aspen Institute Lisa worked for East Coast Migrant Head Start Project in Raleigh, NC and most recently for PathStone Corporation in Rochester, NY, where she held the position of Senior Vice President for Human Resources.
Lisa and her husband, along with their 3 children, are happy to now call Maryland home.