Philanthropist/ Author/ Entrepreneur/Marketing Strategist/Global Wanderer
Lisa Swift-Young is a Renaissance woman. Her professional career covers roles in corporate, academia, and nonprofits. She has more than 20+ years of experience strategically growing businesses and driving change. She is a multi-award-winning sales and marketing executive. Recently, Walgreens Boots Alliance recognized Lisa as a Global Corporate Social Responsibility award nominee. Among her peers, she is considered a strategic partner and innovative thought leader.
Along with her daughter, Lisa is the cofounder of 4Curls, LLC, a clean beauty brand for naturally curly hair. Lisa loves to share her knowledge and is the author of two bestselling books, Pause 2 Praise: 30 Days to Happier and Healthier Relationships with Your Adult Children and Power of 3: The Christian Gratitude Journal to Restoring Your Faith and Renewing Your Praise.
She feels all her experiences have equipped her to embrace her most challenging, rewarding, and character-building role: Mom. She and her husband of 30+ years live in Nashville, TN. They are blessed to have raised two intelligent and self-reliant adults: a favorite son and a favorite daughter.
As part of her family’s commitment to helping others, Lisa and her family established the Change We Seek Fund. This fund supports financial literacy initiatives for Black and Brown families to achieve financial independence. Along with Kia Jarmon. Lisa co-founded the Give Black, Give Back Initiative and is an executive producer and co-host of Give Black, Give Back Conversations.
Lisa is inspired by learning new things and exploring. To date, she has traveled to more than 15 countries.