Before taking on the role of Senior Career Branding Strategist at Briefcase Coach, Lisa Southorn led a team of corporate recruiters at the global management consulting company, Korn Ferry. With over a decade of experience in full life-cycle recruiting, Lisa offers a comprehensive perspective on talent development strategies.
Lisa’s passion lies in empowering candidates across diverse industries and business verticals to present their best selves. Her commitment to this cause is evidenced by her contributions as a speaker in webinars, panel discussions, and live industry events tailored to job seekers. Beyond her individual accomplishments, Lisa is dedicated to fostering growth opportunities and elevating the skills of her colleagues. She has crafted educational resources outlining top-tier inclusive hiring practices that extend beyond her organizational boundaries. Additionally, Lisa played a pivotal role in co-establishing a local recruiter networking group, exemplifying her commitment to professional collaboration.
Hailing from Idaho, Lisa’s roots are intertwined with the values of hard work and dedication. She proudly holds a degree from Boise State University and stands as the trailblazer in her family, being the first to attain a Master’s degree. Her commitment to excellence is further underlined by her Professional in Human Resources designation from the Human Resources Standards Institute. Lisa Southorn’s journey encapsulates a profound dedication to both personal and professional advancement.