Lisa-Marie Hanson

Lisa-Marie Hanson

Senior Director, Training and Client Education


Leading the public education and knowledge transfer systems, Ms. Hanson’s expertise lies in educating and informing practitioners on how to improve, implement, and build on systemic talent management principles. Her training and education initiatives include breakthrough human resource development approaches and delivery modes.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Hanson was employed with United Health Group within the Uniprise Leadership Academy and with The Hartford in an organizational effectiveness role. She also served as an independent consultant with Wilson Learning. Her professional career includes experience as the manager of training and development at General Growth Properties and tenure at the corporate office of Saks Fifth Avenue, where she held positions in management, human resources, employee relations, training, and recruiting.

Ms. Hanson is a member of The American Society of Training and Development – National and Southern Minnesota chapters.

Ms. Hanson was the co-recipient of the numerous awards (including Best of Show - Worldwide) from the Society for Technical Communication for her design of Lominger International’s Interview Architect® eLearning course.

Ms. Hanson earned a master of education degree in human resource development with additional certification in adult learning as well as a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a professional certification in human resource management from Florida International University.