Lisa Kay

Alta Environmental

As President of Alta, Lisa is growing an exceptional team of high performing environmental, health and safety consultants. Under Lisa’s leadership the company has experienced consistent growth and profitability. Alta was awarded Zweig 2018 Hot Firm for growth and the Environmental Business Journal award in the small business category for its strong financial performance during 2017. This kind of success enables Alta’s growing team of employees to build robust careers and employ the newest technologies. Lisa’s open-book leadership style and commitment to ensure all Alta employees have a firm grasp of the firm’s financial performance, as well as, their individual and team contribution to the firm. This business performance transparency is critical because Alta has a robust profit-sharing program for all full-time employees. A third-party survey of employees resulted in Alta being recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” in the US and Canada by Zweig Group in 2017 and 2018. Lisa is currently an active member in the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce where she serves on the Board and is the Chairperson of the Public Policy Committee for 2019. Over her career, Lisa’s technical work has been to support municipal government, federal government, port district, airport, and industrial clients across the West Coast with strategy, compliance, and environmental quality issues. She provides strategic advice, leads diverse stakeholder interest groups, represents clients in front of regulatory agencies, and negotiates regulatory requirements on behalf of businesses and agencies.

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