Jun 11, 2020
Lisa Marie Platske is the CEO of Upside Thinking, an international leadership development company.
Lisa Marie is a former federal law enforcement officer. She’s an award-winning leadership expert and recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the White House.
She has spoken on stages in various parts of the world to over 100,000 leaders on the topics of leadership, vulnerability, forgiveness, and executive presence and connection.
With a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Human Resources Training and Development coupled with a certification in leadership and a thesis in formal and informal mentoring, Lisa Marie is an international best-selling author in 5 countries, having written or co-authored 7 books, and is a regular contributor to Forbes.com.
She earned her master coach designation, coaching leaders around the globe as she has a unique way of seeing the small shifts needed to capitalize on bigger opportunities – and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.
Past clients include leaders within the Department of Homeland Security, Honeywell, the National Association of Realtors, Aflac, the Federal Regulatory Commission, State Farm Insurance, Pacific, Gas, and Electric, and Perry Ellis International to name a few.
She serves on the board of Project Forgive and the Evolutionary Business Council, the Executive Advisory Council for Leadership California - and in 2015 was recognized by The International Alliance of Women as one of the top 100 Women Making a Difference in the World.