Lisa Suzanne Vallad is the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program Manager and Finance Learning Specialist at the University of Colorado, Office of University Controller, Finance and Procurement Business Services. Lisa has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accountancy and Spanish from Western Michigan University, and a Master’s in Education in Training and Development from North Carolina State University. Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Michigan and Colorado. Lisa is also a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) through the Association for Talent Development, and has presented conferences on training and development, sharing best practices concepts.
Lisa’s background includes extensive combined experience in Finance, Accounting, and Training and Development. Lisa has worked in public accounting as an Auditor and Tax Preparer, in the automotive industry as a Financial Analyst and Assistant Plant Controller, in the public utility industry as a Financial Analyst and Internal Auditor, and in higher education as a Lead College Accountant, Learning Specialist, and Program Manager.