Lisa Zola Greer
Lisa Zola Greer is a philanthropist, advisor, entrepreneur, and author of “Philanthropy Revolution”, published by HarperCollins in 2020. She is an active real estate investor, advisor to many nonprofits, and the co-founder of Tandem Careplanning, a Public Benefit Corporation that champions both care seekers and caregivers, nurturing the very best in-home care.
In the fall of 2020, Lisa was appointed to California’s Commission on the Status of Women and Girls as a Commissioner. In addition, Lisa sits on the board of the New Israel Fund, and is an active member of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors. She recently completed terms as Commissioner and Chair of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission and Trustee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. Previously she served as President of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills and Board member of many organizations, including the L.A. District Attorney’s Crime Prevention Foundation, Make-a-Wish of Greater Los Angeles, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, and others.
Earlier in her career, Lisa founded and led a company that helped people throughout the world become parents through the power of cutting-edge technology. Prior to that, Ms. Greer led a management consulting and strategic advisory firm specializing in the digital media and entertainment businesses. Earlier, as a studio executive, Lisa oversaw the development of the online and other business divisions at NBC, Universal Studios, and Spencer Gifts, while also launching pioneering ventures into music webcasting.
A native of Los Angeles, Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in History from UCLA and an MBA from Pepperdine University. The mother of five children, Lisa and her husband, Joshua, are proud and involved residents of Beverly Hills. Lisa has a significant social media presence, with thousands of followers on Twitter (@saving_giving), her blog (Philanthropy 451) and LinkedIn