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University of Pittsburgh

Lisa Polar

Lisa M. Polar
Business Alumni Association Board of Directors

Lisa Polar is the Talent Systems Manager at Ketchum, a global public relations agency, where she is responsible for the recruiting and learning management systems used by Ketchum and its complementary businesses in North American, Europe, Africa, and Asia. She has 20 years of experience in human resources administrative functions, working in the areas of talent management, benefits, policy and plan administration, legal compliance, analysis/reporting, vendor relationship management, employee communications, and client service. She has worked for various types of employers including a professional services firm, an employer coalition, the trust department of a large bank, and a metals service center.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Grove City College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, where she serves on the executive committee of the Alumni Board. She earned the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist professional certification co-sponsored by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Lisa resides in Pittsburgh with her husband and three children.