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Lisa Halstead

Deputy Division Director, Finance, Operations, and Administration

Lisa Halstead is the deputy division director, operational management and innovation in the Finance, Administration, and Operations division. Lisa previously served as founder and president of, a nonprofit that provides immediate disaster response fundraising. In that role, she established a grant-making program that raised and distributed nearly $4 million annually to more than 200 grantee organizations. Lisa was also the chief operating officer of, where she oversaw a $9.5 million operating budget and sustained a 30 percent annual growth rate through cost-effective resource expansion for the international organization. Lisa received her BA in communications from the University of Washington.

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