Lisa M. Lavin
Co-Founder & CEO
Anser Innovation LLC
Lisa has over 20 years of experience in business as a senior leader and entrepreneur building new business within the healthcare, animal care and consumer product sectors. Prior to Anser Innovation, she led business growth and operations within start up and Fortune 100 companies such as 3M Company, Coherent Healthcare Consulting, Spinal Designs International, Philips Medical Systems and the University of Minnesota.
Prior to her emphasis in business, Lisa taught veterinary radiography at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and the Medical Institute of Minnesota. As an expert in this field, Lisa authored the textbook Radiography in Veterinary Technology, (2007, 2003, 1999, 1994), Elsevier Publishing.
Lisa is active in local and national organizations that support entrepreneurialism and women in business. Lisa is a Minnesota Cup Division winner, Eureka Award winner for Innovation, was recognized by Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal as one of 25 Woman to Watch, and was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and the New York Times.