Lisa Dent is the Founder and President of the Women’s Empowerment Series, Inc. Mrs. Dent has a life-long commitment to the many facets of human systems and the potential of individuals and groups. With broad experience in staffing, human services, health systems, work-life, and wellness/fitness fields – in both profit and nonprofit arenas. Her corporate career spans more than 25 years in such industries as Commercial & Personal Insurance; Managed Care; Hospice Services; Professional Recruitment/Staffing; Health & Fitness; and Employment Counseling. She has held a variety of positions, including Manager, Director, and Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer with such companies as CIGNA, AIG, Insurance Overload Systems (Staffing firm), Cigna Healthcare (Intracorp), and VistaCare Hospice. Ms. Dent served in the areas of marketing, finance, underwriting and recruitment/outsourcing.
She is a featured speaker, interviewee and writer for local and regional organizations, Blogs, newsletters, national newspapers, international magazines, and radio shows regarding her advocacy for community health for children, and advocacy for women in business. Ms. Dent is frequently called upon to contribute articles for newsletters and magazines in the area of Wellness & Employee Retention. Based on an article she wrote for the Smiley Report (A Tavis Smiley Publication), “The Emotions of An Entrepreneur: A Woman’s Perspective,” The Women’s Empowerment Series was born.