Lisa DeStephanis joined K&A in April 2016 as Executive Search Associate. Lisa’s strong organizational skills, research ability and strengths in assessing systems assists the Executive Search team with processing and organizing client and candidate materials, researching opportunities, marketing and preparing written documents to support and facilitate the development, strategy, and organization of executive search projects for college and university clients, and interim placements.
Lisa’s professional background includes positions in the education field in both higher education and K-12. Prior to joining K&A, Lisa was the Administrative Manager for the Office of University Advancement at Arcadia University. In this role, she was responsible for managing administrative processes to maximize productivity and efficiency. Lisa maintained operating budgets, handled accounts payable and monthly reconciliation, and coordinated budget planning. Lisa’s role included facilitation of stewardship efforts for the Office of the President. Lisa was integral to the maintenance of database records and supervised the unit’s work study program. Participating in event planning, Lisa was directly involved in coordinating logistics, anticipating budgetary needs and finalized vendor payment.
In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, visiting museums, hiking, bicycling, reading, and traveling, especially to warm and sunny locations. She actively volunteers; most recently serving as co-president of the Arcadia University’s Parents’ Network.