Lisa Bussett

Coordinator, Center for Nonprofit Studies at ACC


Lisa Bussett is Coordinator at the Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College. With a background in large scale project management, team development and visual art, she integrates these disciplines to design and deliver tailored programs for individuals, teams and organizational developments. She enjoys working with individuals and groups to promote their own growth in leadership skills, team development, and self-knowledge.

A competent and professional leader with over seven years experience in training and development, she has developed and implemented programs that get results. Often working as a facilitator to assist teams in developing a higher level of communication and work performance, Lisa draws from her years of project management experience to focus on efficiencies and streamline communications. With excellent listening skills, she possesses the ability to see things from a systems perspective and to create safe learning environments, leading groups and individuals to understand how they contribute to the larger mission of their organizations.

She has designed, developed, and facilitated meetings ranging from team interventions, mediations and process/strategy planning meetings that resulted in improved communications, reduced tensions, and clear strategic directions. Throughout her career, she has provided feedback and coaching to front-line, mid-level managers and executives resulting in enhanced performance and improved collaboration.

Her experience spans healthcare, education, family-owned business, philanthropic, and publishing. Originally trained in visual arts, Lisa’s ability to tap into the creative side of the people she works with brings about the absolute best results.

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