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Lisa M. Flashner, JD, CPA
President & Chief Operating Officer
310 228 6400 
Lisa Flashner is the President & Chief Operating Officer of the Ellison Institute. Since she came to the team in 2009, she has put her leadership skills to work to pursue her passion for making a difference in healthcare. Lisa oversees the financial and business operations of the group as well as personnel related matters, donor relations and strategic planning. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, a law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a certified public accountant. Prior to joining the Institute, she was a partner at New World Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage technology companies. She joined New World from the investment banking group at Robert W. Baird & Co., where she was a lead banker in the information technology and telecommunications industry. Prior to her work in investment banking, Lisa practiced corporate law and was a tax accountant at Arthur Anderson & Co.

Education

BS

1989 Accounting – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

certifications

1993 Doctor of Jurisprudence – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
1993 California Bar Member
1989 Certified Public Accountant
Lisa M. Flashner, JD, CPA
President & Chief Operating Officer
310 228 6400
Lisa Flashner is the President & Chief Operating Officer of the Ellison Institute. Since she came to the team in 2009, she has put her leadership skills to work to pursue her passion for making a difference in healthcare. Lisa oversees the financial and business operations of the group as well as personnel related matters, donor relations and strategic planning. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, a law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a certified public accountant. Prior to joining the Institute, she was a partner at New World Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage technology companies. She joined New World from the investment banking group at Robert W. Baird & Co., where she was a lead banker in the information technology and telecommunications industry. Prior to her work in investment banking, Lisa practiced corporate law and was a tax accountant at Arthur Anderson & Co.

Education

BS

1989 Accounting – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

certifications

1993 Doctor of Jurisprudence – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
1993 California Bar Member
1989 Certified Public Accountant