Lisa Anderson

Director of Schools

Lisa Anderson works with a cohort of Healey partner schools in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis. In her initial assignment launching the pilot phase of the Foundation’s program in the Twin Cities, she coaches and trains six elementary schools in implementing the Advancement Methodology for success in governance, enrollment management and fundraising.

Lisa has nearly 25 years of comprehensive development experience in the areas of major gifts, board management, volunteer management, marketing, communications and consulting. She had served as Philanthropy Consultant with Hansen Henley Yoder & Lamb, where she provided counsel to nonprofits in fundraising management, capital campaigns, boards and planned giving. Prior to that role, she was a Senior Development Officer at St. Thomas University where she supported the University’s $500 million capital campaign and cultivated and solicited annual gifts, campaign donations and planned giving dollars.

She has experience working with the March of Dimes, the Ronald McDonald House, Campbell Mithun Ad Agency and DOR, a Minnesota-based employee assistance program. She currently serves as President of the Ordway Center of Performing Arts fundraising board and Vice President of Resource Development for the Association of Fundraising Professionals MN chapter.

Lisa earned her MA in Counseling Psychology and BA in Journalism from St. Thomas University.