Lisa Specter

Lisa Specter


Lisa is an Executive Coach with the Fast Forward Group. She is a leadership and career coach with a passion for helping others to feel more empowered in their careers — and in life. Lisa partners with her clients to elevate their impact and effectiveness, helping them to create clarity on where they are today, establish a vision for the future, and commit to action plans to achieve their goals.

Before pivoting to coaching, Lisa spent over 15 years as a trusted Human Resources leader within Fortune 100 organizations, like Citigroup and McKesson. Throughout her corporate career, Lisa played an integral role supporting business partners to reach their goals as they navigated strategic management, organizational and individual challenges. She provided coaching to enhance leader capability and development, oversaw change management and complex communication initiatives, focused on elevating employee engagement, and managed conflict resolution.

Lisa holds a master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a B.A. from Tulane University. She is a PCC level credentialed coach through the International Coaching Federation and CPCC Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). Lisa is certified to administer the EQi 2.0 assessment of emotional intelligence.

A devoted yogi and lover of long walks, Lisa is based in New Jersey where she loves to spend time with her family and friends (preferably at the beach).