Director, Employment Services
Lisa Soderberg utilizes her extensive human resources and recruiting background as our Director of Employment Services, establishing and embedding the first ever job search employment program across Educational Alliance’s 18 Lower East Side/East Village campuses. In this capacity, she manages and delivers services to job seekers, including individual one-on-one counseling, job readiness workshops, and partnerships with program directors and community leaders. Prior to joining Educational Alliance, she was the Assistant Director of Employment Services at FEGS, where she was the architect of two comprehensive employment initiatives, Connect to Care and Experience2Work Boot Camp for Boomers, providing services to people who were affected by the economic crisis. During her tenure, Lisa built and maintained strategic partnerships across five centers throughout New York City, Westchester and Long Island, delivering services to more than 3000 clients annually. Prior to joining FEGS, Lisa was the Attorney Recruitment Manager at the international law firm Winston & Strawn LLC, where she established the first recruiting department responsible for all aspects of legal recruitment. Lisa has had a diverse breadth of career experience in health and human services, advertising, and the music industry.