Dr. Lisa Severy has been a leader in career development, counseling, and higher education since 1996. She served as the Director of Career Services at the University of Colorado Boulder from 2003 to 2020. Before joining the team in Colorado, she worked at the University of Florida for seven years. Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and has three graduate degrees, including a PhD in Counselor Education, from the University of Florida. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado. She is also an NCDA Certified Career Counselor.
Lisa is on the Governing Council of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and is a past president of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). She has co-authored two books, Making Career Decisions that Count and Turning Points and has made contributions to the Encyclopedia of Counseling, the Counselor's Guide to Career Assessment Instruments, Rentz’s Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education, the Career Development Quarterly, the Journal of College Student Development and the Journal of College Counseling. Her most recent work is a chapter in Emerging Adulthood & Higher Education.