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Lisa Schairer

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Lisa Schairer

MANAGING DIRECTOR | HEALTHCARE & SENIOR LIVING

As Managing Director of Elior North America’s Healthcare segment, Lisa Schairer leads strategy and operations for Cura Hospitality in its acute care facilities (hospitals), senior living communities and behavioral health facilities. Lisa joined Elior North America in 2017 to oversee operational standards and processes before taking on the role as Managing Director in 2019. In that role, she worked with the business unit leaders and area managers to establish best practices across Elior NA’s companies.

Before joining Elior North America, Lisa was a senior executive responsible for food and nutrition services at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, which operates 15 hospitals and more than 190 clinics. She also served as Chief Support Service Officer and prior to that was the Director of Food and Nutrition Services at Sherman Hospital. Her experience at the front-line level is a highly desired trait for being successful in the future. She is experienced in developing and implementing operational strategies to open new locations, introduce technology systems and optimize resources. Some of Lisa’s key accomplishments include increasing organizational efficiencies, developing centralized resources and approaches and saving millions of dollars by implementing operational standards across the organization. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Bradley University, a Dietetic Internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and received a MBA from Aurora University.

Lisa Schairer