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Elizabeth (Lise) Strickler

Elizabeth (Lise) Strickler MBA ’86

Lise began her career as investor relations coordinator with Merrill Lynch Energy Investments, Inc., in Houston, Tex. After two years in the energy sector, she returned to her native New York to pursue an MBA in finance at Columbia Business School.

Following graduation from the School, Lise became a financial analyst with Tri-Star Pictures, a publicly held entertainment studio that subsequently merged with Columbia Pictures. In 1988, she was promoted to director of investor relations with responsibility for the company’s communications with the investment community. Following Sony’s purchase of Columbia Pictures, Lise served as an executive consultant to Sony Entertainment’s New Technology Group until 1993.

After stepping down from the corporate world, Lise has focused her energies on raising her children and on not-for profit work in education and the environment. She currently serves on a number boards, including the Middlesex School in Concord, Mass., Environmental Advocates of New York and the Adirondack Mountain Reserve. In addition, Lise is a member of the advisory boards of St. Simon Stock School, a K–8 elementary school serving a low-income population in the Bronx, and the Adirondack Trail Improvement Society.

With her husband, Mark Gallogly ’86, Lise has three daughters: Katharine, Grace and Nell. Lise graduated in 1982 from Yale University with a B.A. in English.


2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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