Lisa has over 30 years of investment management industry experience. Prior to founding Emerge, Lisa has worked globally in the financial industry, she worked for over 20 years in Toronto as the President and COO of First Asset Advisory Services where she raised over a billion in assets, and successfully sold the company. She then continued on to work with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) as the Vice President of Member Services. Following this Lisa became the Managing Director of Global Product Development for Alliance Trust in Scotland. Lisa then moved back to the United States where served as the COO and Partner for Sandhill Investment Management in Buffalo, NY. She founded Emerge to provide global support to investment managers. Lisa graduated with a BA in Finance from Loyola University Maryland and received her Executive MBA from Kellog-Schulich School of Business Program.