Lisa Codispoti is responsible for visitor-facing operations including visitor services, protection services, volunteer services, building services, retail operations, catering services, special events, and the human resources and employee communications functions of the museum. Her career has been focused on both operations and human resources in diverse industries, leading teams both domestically and internationally. She started her career at GE Capital and then worked for KeyCorp. After leaving Key, Lisa was the chief human resource officer for OSI, a global outsourcing firm. She then joined Sage Group, a global software company headquartered in the UK with 14,000 employees across six continents, as chief people officer. Before joining the CMA in early 2019, Lisa worked for ERC as head of consulting, assisting organizations with cultural transformation, leadership development, change management, coaching, and employee engagement.
Lisa has an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a BA from Walsh University. She is a graduate of the Leadership Stark County program and a member of the Leadership Cleveland class of 2022.
Lisa and her two sons recently relocated to Cleveland Heights.