Lisa Bluhm is the director of talent development for The Chicago Community Trust.
As a thought leader and talent strategist, Lisa offers a 20-year history delivering future-focused blended learning solutions that advance missions and maximize organizational performance by enhancing the skills and capabilities of early careerists through executive level leaders.
Prior to joining the Trust, Lisa served on the senior leadership team of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association (AHA) where she oversaw the education and professional development portfolio supporting over 45K learners. Before her time at the AHA, Lisa led a talent and organizational development consulting practice she formed in 2006 while holding her role as Vice President of Professional Development for Baird & Warner. As a consultant, Lisa built talent development platforms from the ground up and took existing frameworks to the next level for multi-industry for-profit and nonprofit organizations including Feeding America, Building Owners and Managers Association, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and HBO.
A graduate of Loyola University, Lisa is passionate about lifelong learning. She holds licenses and certifications in public speaking, instructional design, knowledge management and behavioral and competency assessments. Lisa is well versed in change management, process adoption, leadership development and succession planning and stays current with adult learning methodology and applications through her network of expert practitioners, as a member of the Association of Talent Development, and her work with Development Dimensions International (DDI).
Born and raised in Chicago, Lisa never grows tired of admiring the unique and eclectic architecture, exploring new dining experiences, and walking the beautiful lakefront and city parks.