Karae Lisle of Menlo Park is the new chief executive officer of Peninsula Volunteers Inc. Her appointment became effective Feb. 1.
"During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead PVI than Karae Lisle," says Anna Marie Jankey, president and chair of the board of directors. "Karae is a proven leader with outstanding nonprofit leadership skills, business vision, and the ability to bring people together."
After a career in high-tech, including at Oracle Corp., Ms. Lisle transitioned to the nonprofit sector. Her community service includes work with homeless families, battered women's shelters, Special Olympics and the Girl Scouts of America.
As an adjunct professor at both the University of San Francisco and San Jose State, she taught graduate students earning master's degrees in business and engineering.