Lisa Busby is the Strategy Advisor for Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park, where she served as the Associate Head of School from 2014-17. This role followed sixteen years at San Francisco Day School, where she was the Director of High School Counseling and Strategic Planning Implementation Coordinator. Lisa has led the development of school programs and strategic initiatives that nurture student health, intrinsic motivation, creativity, and cultural competence. She has counseled 750+ Bay Area families in their application processes for 6th grade through college, with a focus on balancing their academic goals with social-emotional development. Lisa has served on the boards of California Poets in the Schools and The Lobster Theater Project, the latter as Board President. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature.