President & CEO, Calvert Foundation
Lisa Hall leads Calvert Foundation as President and CEO, a post she assumed in January 2011. Lisa has nearly 25 years of industry experience, having held multiple policy and financial posts. When Lisa joined Calvert Foundation in 2005, she took on management of a $76 million loan portfolio as Chief Lending Officer. Over the years, Lisa more than doubled that portfolio to nearly $90 million, while keeping losses under 1.2 percent during one of the most economically challenging periods in recent history.
Lisa has held positions in real estate and community development finance with the Enterprise Foundation, JP Morgan Chase and Travelers Insurance. She holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard University. In 2003, Lisa participated in the American Marshall Memorial Fellowship, a travel program for emerging leaders from the US and Europe. Lisa serves on the Boards of The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, the Tides Foundation, and the Tides Network.
Lisa has been featured in Forbes, the Washington Post, and dozens of other publications and has spoken at conferences including the annual meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, SOCAP, Opportunity Finance Network, and Sustainatopia, and participated in summits at the White House and San Francisco Federal Reserve. She was recently dubbed an "Innovator in Action" by Take Part/Skoll World Forum. Follow Lisa on Twitter @LisaGreenHall.