Lisa Kay


Sacramento Delegation Attendee 2020

Lisa Kay is President of Environmental at NV5 where she leads a team of high performing environmental, health, and safety consultants with the mission of making businesses and communities cleaner, stronger, and safer. NV5 is a publicly-traded global engineering and consulting firm providing solutions for the largest agencies and companies in the world. In 2019 Lisa’s company, Alta Environmental, was acquired by NV5, a global publicly traded engineering and consulting firm. Lisa joined Alta as a partner and its President in 2014, building and growing the firm to win 3 consecutive The Best Firm to Work For Awards and 2 consecutive Hot Firm Awards. Lisa has spent much of her career building and growing environmental firms. She has successfully turned around and grown three under-performing companies leading to their ultimate acquisition. Prior to joining Alta, Lisa spent a decade in leadership positions at Weston Solutions after the sale of MEC Analytical Systems, Inc. to Weston. Lisa’s technical work has been in support of municipal government, federal government, port district, and industrial clients with policy and strategy support on environmental quality issues. She was appointed to the EPA Environmental Finance Advisory Board Technical Expert Working Group on Stormwater Infrastructure in 2019. Lisa is active with the Chamber as the current chair of the Chamber's Public Policy Committee and a member of the Board of Directors.