Lisa Countryman-Quiroz joined JVS in 2013 and became CEO in January 2020. Under Lisa’s leadership, JVS has continued to flourish while evolving JVS programs and services to meet the rapidly changing economic environment. Leading with empathy and vision, Lisa has set a 10-year strategic vision for JVS which will drive scaled impact and systems and policy change. Supporting this ambitious vision is a commitment to working in partnership across the social service ecosystem and creating and fostering a culture of learning and inclusivity to support the whole JVS community in achieving their full potential. Lisa holds a master’s degree in Comparative Literature from SUNY Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree in German and Classics from Loyola University Chicago.