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Lisa Marie Platske

Founder and CEO of Upside Thinking, Inc.
Richmond, KY
Lisa Marie Platske

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(951) 334-9162

About Lisa Marie Platske

Lisa Marie Platske left her life as a Federal law enforcement officer after 9/11 to become the CEO of the international leadership development company, Upside Thinking, Inc.

An award-winning leadership and human behavior expert recognized by the White House and the United States Small Business Administration, Lisa Marie has coached or trained over 100,000 leaders on topics of transparency in leadership, executive presence, and team management since opening Upside Thinking in 2005.

She earned her college degree in Criminal Justice, her Master’s degree in Human Resources Training and Development, a leadership certification, and wrote a thesis on formal and informal mentoring.

Lisa Marie is also an international #1 best-selling author in 5 countries, has written or co-authored 7 books, and is a regular contributor to

As a certified master coach, she works with business leaders around the globe and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

Past clients include leaders within the Department of Homeland Security, Honeywell, the National Association of Realtors, Aflac, the Federal Regulatory Commission, State Farm Insurance, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Perry Ellis International to name a few.

She serves on the Women in Leadership Advisory Council for the Florida International University School of Business, the Wisdom Council of the Evolutionary Business Council, the Executive Advisory Council for Leadership California – and in 2015 was recognized by The International Alliance of Women as one of the top 100 Women Making a Difference in the World.

Lisa Marie lives in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky on their farm with her husband Jim, and their dog Joy.

Speaking Topics

Business & Finance, Career Growth, Communication, Faith & Encouragement, Servant Leadership

Specialized Topics

The Art and Science of Leadership

Connection: The New Currency

Business Ethics: Accessing the Divine Operating System