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Karae Lisle named CEO of Peninsula Volunteers

 

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."


Karae Lisle
A graduate of the Harvard Business School, Ms. Lisle has 20 years of leadership experience in private and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining Peninsula Volunteers, she headed Shelter Network, where she led the merger with InnVision and became CEO of the new combined InnVision Shelter Network.

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.

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