Lisa Downs

Lisa Downs, ACC, CPTD is the owner of New Aspect Coaching in Redmond, WA, specializing in career transition coaching for those age 40+ to help them figure out a direction for an "encore" career or life in retirement or semi-retirement to ensure they have a plan for what's next and so they stay active and engaged in their "third age" of life. She's also the host of the weekly radio show and podcast Reigniting You® that airs live at 3:00 p.m. PT each Wednesday on AM 1150 KKNW Seattle.

Lisa's worked as a coach and learning professional for EMC's Isilon Storage Division, The Boeing Company, PEMCO Mutual Insurance, T-Mobile USA, and spent 6 years in the accounting industry prior to going independent in her work in 2015.

While a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Board of Directors, Lisa served as the Chair of the National Advisors for Chapters Committee in 2013-2014. She is also a past Chair of the ATD Chapter Recognition Committee and a past President of the ATD Puget Sound Chapter. She is the author of three books in the ASTD Trainer’s WorkShop series: Listening Skills Training, Time Management Training, and Negotiation Skills Training, as well as the TD at Work publications "Master a Career Transition" and "Managing Learning Programs Step-By-Step."

Lisa worked with ATD to develop and launch its Expert Coach program, part of the Master Series.