Lisa Kleissner

President, KL Felicitas Foundation

Lisa Kleissner is the President of the KL Felicitas Foundation, a family foundation co-founded with her husband, Charly, in 2000. KL Felicitas Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs that: empower rural communities and families through sustainable economic and social change; enable social entrepreneurs worldwide to develop and grow economically sustainable, scalable enterprises with high measurable social impact, and; advocate the Foundation's sustainability, mission, and social investment strategy with foundations and socially minded individual investors.

Lisa is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to a highly leveraged and holistic approach to philanthropy and impact investing. She is a co-founder of Toniic, a global impact investing platform, executive board member of The Philanthropy Workshop West, a trans-formative donor education program, and board member of E + Co, a non-profit providing clean energy solutions in developing countries.