Lisa K. Tesvich, Ph.D.

Leadership & Organizational Development Consultant
“Specializing in Life Science is a chance to make a difference in one of the most important and promising industries in the world!”


  • As a visual and kinesthetic learner, Lisa has been able to use her advanced empathy skills to help people in all fields of work. She has a commitment to the growing community of professional barrier breakers that are making change happen. Her dedication extends to those who are realizing their potential, reaching it, and even surpassing it.

  • Her leadership, team development, gender dynamics and gender bias savvy has allowed her to wrangle high profile situations across a multitude of industries in the public sector and Fortune 500 companies

  • Lisa is a champion of breaking the glass ceiling that hinders women in attaining leadership roles. She is a master in helping women navigate forces that hold them back, even when those forces might be their own self-doubt.

  • Author of “Having Faith in Yourself: Five Principles to Radiate Confidence and Create the Career You Desire.”

  • Former Director in the Global Human Resources Solutions practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Worked with executives and other leaders to create engaging environments where employees can thrive and organizations can profit.


  • Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Tulane University in Organizational Psychology

  • B.A. in Personnel Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Certified in Brain Based Leadership and member of the Neuroleadership Institute

  • Certified DISC vendor and facilitator

  • Certified Career Transition Consultant


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The Leadership Edge develops and strengthens the collective talent of people in purpose-driven life science companies around the world. We accelerate their performance resulting in life-changing discoveries that enhance our daily lives.
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