Stray Dog Capital
Lisa is the CEO of Stray Dog Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage, mission-driven companies that aim to take animals out of the supply chain with innovative products and services.
Prior to Stray Dog Capital, Lisa spent over 15 years in general management, operations, and engineering at blue-chip companies like General Mills and Procter & Gamble. During that time she gained deep experience in operations, marketing, P&L management, and strategy for category-leading, billion-dollar brands.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Lisa graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in chemical engineering and was a member of the Chemical Engineering Honor Society. While at Georgia Tech, she served as the president of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and participated in other community-focused organizations.
In 2006, Lisa completed her MBA at the University of Chicago and was named one of the 'Top 25 MBA Students' in her class by the school newspaper. She also led Giving Something Back, the largest student organization in the MBA program.
Lisa is into reading, movies, and triathlons; most recently, she completed the Muncie Half Ironman Triathlon. She is an animal lover and shares her home with three senior Dachshunds, two kids (Lucas and Alan), and her husband, Dennis.
Lisa served her fellowship at Stray Dog Capital as a member of Class 22. Her mentor was Keith Harrington (Class 20), a founding partner of Fulcrum Global Capital and founder of Upstart Partners. Lisa was the "Benevolent Dictator" of Class 22 and was selected by her peers for the leadership award of Class 22.