Lisa Betts-LaCroix – Resume
To contribute to lasting positive transformation in the lives of all people through influencing learning cultures, attitudes, and tools in professional organizations; And to co-create a world of connected human beings who know and manifest agency, self-expression and joyful mastery.
Super Power U Podcast Producer and Host 2017-ongoing; 98 Episodes of interviews and solo shows
Independent Speaker Progressive Education and Artful Aging 2009-ongoing; Selected experience: International WomanSpeak Festival in Sedona, SXSWedu in Austin, Innovation Education in Silicon Valley, Under 20 Summit in NYC, and PG Retreat in Colorado Springs
Competitive Ballroom Dancer and Performer Pro-Am Divisions 2013-2018; World Champion Rhythm Pro-am, Various Champions, Vice-Champion and Finalist, 24 National and World competitions
Bay Area Gifted Homeschoolers – 400-family Membership Co-founder 2008-ongoing; Created and developed the group, ongoing responsibility for organizational culture
Paragon Strategies Founding Partner 2003-2005; Content Development and Delivery in Communications Skills Training
Coaching Domain President and Executive Coach 2000-2003; Created Coaching Domain a company whose mission was: “We are dedicated to transformation and inner change manifested externally.” Vision: to enable all people to live and work in the place where professional excellence meets personal fulfillment.
Elle Entertainment Actor 1989-1998; President of management company for acting career.
Acting Experience: Appeared as a featured performer, guest star or series regular in over 100 television, film, radio and news pieces. Performed with or been directed by Norman Jewison, Angela Lansbury, Adam Beach, Kathy Bates, and David Carradine, etc. Selected Credits:
Chicago Hope; TV-series; guest star, Murder She Wrote; TV-series; guest star, Fargo-The Series; Pilot; principal, FX-The Series; TV-series; guest star, Dance Me Outside, Feature Film; lead actor, Family Passions, Daytime drama, Recurring character, E.N.G,; TV-series; Series Regular, Kung Fu- The Legend Continues, Television Series; Guest Star, Divided Loyalties, Made for TV movie; lead actor, ICE: Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct; TV-Series, Guest Star, PSI Factor: TV series; Recurring Character; Kids In the Hall; Comedy TV-Series; Multiple Episodes, The Rez; TV-series; Recurring Character; Top Cops; TV-series; Multiple Episodes, Rent-a-Kid; Made-for-TV Movie; Featured Actor, etc. etc.
Various ModelingAgencies: Commercial Actor and Model 1970-1998; Commercials: Selected work includes United Airlines, Ontario Tourism, The Eatons Center etc, Catolog, Advertising and Editorial Modeling: Selected work includes Kodak, Conchlin Bros. Circus, Eatons, Simpsons, Sears, Hudson’s Bay Co., etc.
Board of Directors, PG Retreat, 2013-2016
President, Attachment Parents of the Peninsula, May 2005-current
Co-President, SF Coaches, SF Chapter of the International Coach Federation 2002-2003
President, Embarcadero Chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) 2003-2004
Assistant Direct: Business Networking International (BNI), San Francisco 2004-2005
EDUCATION AND SELECTED TRAINING
Personal Development Work: Landmark Education, Non-Violent Communication, Open Space Technology, Byron Katie – The Work, T-Groups, Circling, etc… Ongoing
Coachu Inc Coach Training Program 2000-2002 Coaches Training Program. Two-year certification program in personal and professional coaching.
Circle In the Square Theatre School Summer Professional Training Program 1987
Various Independent Acting Studies CAST, Marianne McIassic, Diana Reis, Janine Manatis, Kevin McCormick, Theresa Sear, David Switzer etc. 1986-93
Concordia University Inter-related Fine Arts 1985
Majors in Photography, Film and Women’s Studies.
University of Western Ontario Fine Arts 1984