Lisa Mallory

Lisa Mallory Headshot

National Association of Health Services Executives


Lisa is a servant leader focused on expanding the reach and impact of this 55+ year organization, formed for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black health care leaders and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities.  

Lisa was formerly CEO of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA), where she led the real estate development trade association to reaching its highest membership and engagement levels since its inception.  She also led the DCBIA Foundation.  

Lisa previously had a Mayoral appointment as a member of the Cabinet to lead the DC Department of Employment Services (the city’s labor department), with responsibility for overhauling one of the most troubled agencies netting millions of dollars in savings; increasing customer service; and dramatically decreasing the unemployment rate in Washington, DC. 

Lisa was Senior Vice President at ICF International and prior Senior Vice President at the Fannie Mae Foundation. She served the Clinton White House as a member of the Senior Executive Service as Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore’s National Performance Review, Special Assistant at the US Department of Health and Human Services and Counselor at the Social Security Administration and has worked for the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee and several federal Independent Counsels. 

Lisa obtained a BS in Business and Technology from the University of Maryland University College, MBA in International Business/Marketing from the George Washington University and PhD in Leadership from Walden University. She also completed doctoral coursework at George Mason University.  Lisa has completed numerous senior leadership programs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Kennedy School of Business and was trained by the Coaches Training Institute and is a Linkage Inc. a SHRM company, certified Master Coach of Leaders.

Lisa is a member of Leadership Greater Washington (Class of 2007), the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Association of Latino Health Executives, the National Association of Health Services Executives and serves on the board of Leadership Greater Washington, the District of Columbia Hospital Association, Goodwill of Greater Washington and Goodwill Excel Charter School.