For thirteen years Lisa was a member of the admissions committee at the MIT Sloan School of Management. There she read thousands of applications across all industries and geographies and interviewed hundreds of candidates for the two year MBA, Masters of Finance, Leaders for Global Operations, Sloan Fellows and EMBA programs.
Lisa spent the early part of her career as an institutional equity analyst at Prudential Securities. She then moved to US Trust where she was started her tenure as an equity analyst. She later became the Vice President and Treasurer of the UST Private Equity Investors Fund, Inc. as part of the team that raised and managed a $40 million fund invested in privately held companies and venture capital and LBO funds. She then moved to Tenneco where she was the Director of Investor Relations. Over several years, she worked closely with company management and Wall Street analysts to help guide investors through the company’s transformation from four business segments to two and then the firm’s ultimate split into two independent companies.
Lisa earned a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College and MBA with a concentration in finance from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. She initially thought she wanted to be a lawyer, then decided business was a better fit for her. In college she was the Sports Editor of the the Wellesley News and played rugby. At Cornell she was a Vice President of the Finance Club and captain of the women’s ice hockey team.
An avid traveler, she spent lots of time in the Middle East while in college. More recently she visits Spain often and loves and has lived in Madrid. Lisa has been skiing since she could walk and as an adult started to study Spanish, became an avid soccer fan and took up tennis. She has played on and captained competitive women’s tennis teams for many years.
With Stratus Admissions Counseling, you don’t just work closely with an experienced MBA admissions consultant to optimize every part of your application.
You work with an entire team of specialists who provide extensive feedback throughout the process.
From crafting your essays to conducting mock interviews, this team-based approach ensures you stand out and get accepted into your dream business school.
We’ve successfully worked with applicants on Harvard Business School admissions, Stanford MBA admissions, and Wharton MBA admissions, among others.
Menu of Services and Associated Costs
Comprehensive MBA admissions consulting services with a team of dedicated MBA consultants, primarily from top schools with a minimum of two years admissions experience. The team is made up of a Primary MBA Consultant, Senior Strategist, Secondary Reviewer, Qualified Proofreader, and Account Manager. Comprehensive guidance is offered per school to maximize chances of admission.
Profile & Resume Evaluation/Suggestions
Scholarship Negotiation and Waitlist Strategy (if needed)
1 School: $4,950
2 Schools: $6,450
3 Schools: $7,850
Feature 4+ School Guarantee*
4 Schools: $9,150
5 Schools: $10,350
6 Schools: $11,450
7 Schools: $12,450
School Add-On: $1,700
Location: Massachusetts, United States