Lisa Downs

Lisa Downs, M.S. Ed., ACC, CPLP is the owner of New Aspect Coaching in Redmond, WA, specializing in career transition coaching for those looking for a career shift, considering retirement but aren't sure what that looks like, or who are aspiring to be, or newly promoted as, a people leader.

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.

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