Lisa H. Lewis, MBA, is vice president and chief financial officer at Fielding Graduate University. Her professional career began as a financial analyst with an environment consulting firm. Her interest in non-profits and education began with her work at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. She has demonstrated leadership in higher education financial planning, treasury, endowment management, board relations, accreditation and fiscal management. She is presently involved with higher education partnerships and first time federal grant applications.