Lisa Adams - Leadership Coach and Facilitator

About Lisa

Lisa brings an enthusiasm for training up emerging leaders to the Bishop House team.  She utilizes her 20+ years in management to coach leaders to intentionally develop their own leadership skills and mentor their teams for long term success.

Her career spans from various marketing and small business ownership opportunities to corporate human resources at American Express, training and development at Ceridian, software sales at Lawson Software, and strategic partner management and business development at and  In 2009, Lisa decided to begin her formal coaching work.  Since then, Lisa has coached a variety of professionals, from young leaders fresh out of college to more seasoned executives.

Lisa is an active mentor for 4WordWomen.  She also leads their local Saratoga Springs group.  She is a Sr. Consultant with Keystone Partners offering outplacement transition services.

Lisa is a graduate of the Paul College / Whittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire. Her coaching certifications were received through Career Coach Academy and Susan Whitcomb, one of the premier career experts in the field today.

She and her husband Mike live in Saratoga Springs and have 2 teenage sons.  They love to follow Boston sports teams and vacation on the Cape or in Florida near family.


“Lisa was thoughtful and knowledgeable.  She was comfortable leading the class, which helps when you have such a wide range of participants.”

Leadership Training Participant

“Lisa Adams was a wonderful facilitator/presenter.  Enjoyed all modules.”

Leadership Training Participant

“Lisa is a great coach. I have run a current work situation past her for feedback. She also helped me and [a colleague] improve our working relationship by bringing us together and asking the right questions.”

Financial Operations Manager

“Lisa was wonderful.  I hope to work with her again!”

Leadership Training Participant

“High energy, supportive, handled many different personalities with ease!”

Leadership Training Participant

“What I liked best about the class is the support I am getting from Lisa Adams as my assigned coach. She has opened my mind and helped me come up with the idea for the mentor program.”

Leadership Training Participant