Lisa Zweber-Smith

Founding Partner

ROI Consulting and Implementation
2144 Bensley St
Henderson,  89044
lzweber@roiconsulting.us

Lisa ZweberIn Lisa Zweber-Smith's years of OD experience, she’s helped organizations increase profits, improve efficiency and raise employee engagement. She has been involved with strategic and business planning, managing change across organizational levels, planning and implementing small and large scale strategic changes, and acquisition integration.

Her knowledge of foundational and cutting edge OD approaches has been applied to many industries including financial services, law, retail, manufacturing and transportation. Lisa has worked with client groups in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China and Singapore. 

A popular speaker, she was invited to present her work on How OD Speeds Acquisition Integration at the international ODN conference in Vancouver, Canada.  She spoke at the Singapore Institute of Management on Using OD to Impact the Bottom Line and is a frequent guest speaker at the University of Minnesota and at the International Organization Development conference.

While with the nation’s largest electronics retailer, Lisa led the process of cultural due diligence, culture planning and integration for the company’s first acquisition. She used her methods and best practices on subsequent acquisitions - resulting in higher ROI on each purchase. Lisa also led the global OD function for a billion dollar specialty chemical company with operations in 43 countries. 

Sought after as a trainer and facilitator, Lisa has designed and delivered workshops for participants from all over the world. A few of her topics include Group Dynamics, Team Development, Strategy Development & Deployment, Systems & Strategic Thinking, Implementation Effectiveness and Training & Facilitation Skills.

She has worked as a consultant to numerous Fortune 1000 companies and has held positions with Best Buy Co., Inc., Northwest Airlines, Target Corporation and H.B. Fuller.  She is an adjunct faculty member for Pepperdine University and Augsburg College where she teaches Organization Development in the MBA program.

Lisa is a founding partner of ROI Consulting and Implementation, an international organization development and management consulting firm, based in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the Executive Director of the Implementation Institute a firm dedicated to helping organizations bridge the gap between strategy and execution.

Areas of Expertise

  • Implementation Effectiveness
  • Change Management
  • Merger & Acquisition Integration
  • Group Dynamics
  • Leadership and Organization Assessment
  • Systems and Strategic Thinking
  • High Potential Leadership Development
  • Strategy Development and Execution

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Central Washington University
  • Master of Arts in HRD/OD
    University of St. Thomas
  • Master of Science in OD
    Pepperdine University
  • Doctoral Candidate
    Tilburg University

Certifications & Faculty Affiliations

  • Augsburg College – Adjunct Faculty, MBA program
  • Pepperdine University – Adjunct Faculty, MSOD program
  • RODC – OD Insititute