Lise Strickler is a founding member of the Three Cairns Group, a family office focused on creating a positive social impact on a core set of issues, including environmental sustainability, education, mental health care access, and civic engagement. In addition to serving on the board of Environmental Advocates of New York, Lise is a trustee of the Environmental Defense Fund and co-chairs EDF’s 501(c)(4), the Environmental Defense Action Fund. An avid hiker, she is also a board member of the Adirondack Trail Improvement Society. She is a co-chair of the Yale Development Council and is an advisory board member of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School.
Lise graduated from Yale College with a degree in English and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. Early in her career, she worked in Investor Relations for Tri-Star and Columbia Pictures and as an executive consultant for the Sony Pictures New Technology group. Lise and her husband, Mark Gallogly, live in New York City.