Lisa McCarthy is the Founder and CEO of the Fast Forward Group whose mission is to help leaders and teams dramatically elevate performance and fulfillment—in all areas of their lives.
Recognized for her impact and professional success, Lisa was named a “Woman to Watch” in "Advertising Age" and was recognized in "Crain's New York" "Business 40 Under 40."
With twenty years of experience in senior leadership roles with Fortune 500 companies such as Univision, Viacom and CBS, Lisa is known for being a change agent and fueling high performance cultures. Former team members describe her as an inspiring leader and coach who nurtured talent, set bold visions and drove significant revenue growth.
Fast Forward engagements provide teams with a common language and tools for “high performance living”. Their clients include Facebook, Google, NBCU, AOL, Pinterest, iHeartMedia, Bloomberg, comScore, JPMC and Unilever. Thousands of people around the globe cite a profound and lasting impact on their business, culture and lives.
Lisa is a popular keynote and motivational speaker at company, industry and women leadership events. Her energetic and interactive sessions receive stellar ratings for their impact and utility.
Lisa’s passion for people begins at home, where she lives an “overly fulfilled life” in Port Washington, New York with her husband and three children.