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Executive Director, Leadership Ohio

As Executive Director of Leadership Ohio, Dr. Lisa Duty is focused on inspiring action and innovation in service to the Great State of Ohio. A lifelong advocate of learning and inspired citizenship, Duty received her Ph.D. in Global Education from The Ohio State University with cognates in Democratization and Education Transformation.

In addition to her leading role with Leadership Ohio, Duty is the Founder of Innovation Partners America, a national education and nonprofit consultancy that has helped launch game changing nonprofits like Imagine Worldwide and counseled global start-ups like Teach the World Foundation.

Prior to Innovation Partners, Duty was a Founding Partner at The Learning Accelerator, Senior Director of Innovation at KnowledgeWorks and an adjunct faculty member at The Ohio State University’s (OSU) College of Education and Human Ecology. She currently lives in Reynoldsburg with her husband Jason.