AVP, Finance and Business Operations
Lisa Underwood, Associate Vice President, Campus Services Finance and Business Operations, is the Chief Business Officer for Campus Services and plays a key leadership role in the division’s business and strategic operation. She has responsibility for the Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Fleet Services, and Transportation and Parking Services units within Emory’s Campus Services division. She has been in this role since 2014.
Throughout her 25-year career, Lisa has held various leadership positions, mainly in Higher Education. Prior to 2014, Lisa served as Associate Vice President for Transportation and Parking Services since her arrival at Emory in 2008. In that role she led a program of over 16,000 parking spaces, a transportation system carrying over 3.3 million passengers annually, and robust commute alternative programming.
Lisa came to Emory following 8.5 years as Director of Parking and Transportation Services at Washington University in St. Louis where she led a robust operation, initiating a partnership with the public transportation provider in St. Louis regional area and negotiated a universal pass program as well as partnering with a car rental company to engage in a car-sharing program. Previously, she led Transportation programs both in Madison County, Illinois and at the University of Iowa.
Lisa holds an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Iowa.
Lisa enjoys traveling, and is enjoying life with her husband and two daughters.