Lisa Gable is a former U.S. Ambassador and the President Emeritus of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a CEO led initiative aimed at helping to reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, in America. Under Lisa’s leadership, the foundation grew from 21 founding members to over 300 members and served as the most significant food and beverage industry initiative removing 6.4 trillion calories from the American diet.
Lisa serves as a National Trustee, Boys and Girls Clubs of America; serves on the advisory board of the Diplomatic Courier and is a member of Women Corporate Directors.
In August 2004, President George W. Bush appointed Gable as U.S. Commissioner General to the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan. Through this 100% privately funded effort, she engaged 56 corporations, 19 state partners and numerous cultural leaders in U.S. programming. She held personal rank of Ambassador.
Her background includes tenure as Senior Vice President of Global Public Policy, PepsiCo; a Member, National Academy of Medicine IOM Roundtable on Obesity Solutions; a Board Member, Girl Scouts of the USA; a Member, the Governor’s Economic Development and Jobs Creation Commission; an Advisory Board Member, Base Technologies; a Trustee of Thunderbird School of Global Management; a Board Member, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute; a Board Member, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities; a Commissioner of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships; a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations; Chair, Pacific Research Institute; Vice Chairman for the U.S. Defense Department’s Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services; a Trustee for the California State Summer School of the Arts; a Partner, the Brand Group; Global Brand Identity Manager for INTEL Corporation; Deputy Associate Director, Office of Presidential Personnel, the White House; Special Assistant for Technology Transfer Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense. Lisa Gable is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in international relations and holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s National Security Studies program.
Her awards and honors include: PR News Top Women in PR 2015; 100 Women in STEM, STEM Connect 2012.