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IE Business School former Director of MBA Admissions
Lisa led the admissions team of the International MBA program at IE Business School and later became Admissions Director of the entire full-time program portfolio of the business school. She played a dynamic role in recruiting a quality, diversified student population for the MBA and Masters programs, traveling extensively to recruit candidates across the globe.
Lisa has served on several international and management education committees. She left IE in early 2012 to lead the International Business Development Team of a boutique consulting firm specializing in training.
Lisa is a native of California, however she has spent the last 12 years in Europe, working in both Germany and Spain. She is fluent in Spanish and conversant in German.
She earned her MBA from IE Business School and has a diploma in Leadership and Communication from Tuck School of Business.
Lisa enjoys traveling, sports, and the lifestyle of a Madrileña.
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