Lisa Garcia

Lisa Garcia

Lisa Garcia

Senior Consultant | Department of Energy Loans Program Office

Lisa Garcia brings to the table a rich background in the nonprofits sphere as well as significant work in Indian Country. She has 30 years’ experience in fundraising, nonprofit management, grant writing, grants management, and most recently, municipal and tribal government. She began her career in her home state of Michigan as a nonprofit executive director and has since worked with and/or consulted for numerous nonprofits and tribes in Southern and Central California. She has worked in the Mayor of San Diego’s office as well and now serves as a Senior Consultant with the United States Department of Energy’s Tribal Energy Finance Program.

 

In addition to her work with the DOE, she also consults with nonprofits including Kumeyaay Community College and Tipey Joa Native Warriors, spearheading their fundraising and organizational development efforts and raising over $500,000 for the college’s operations and programs.