Executive Staff

Lisa Chin, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Serving since 2020

Lisa joined Treehouse as CEO in April 2020. A visionary strategist and fundraiser, she has more than 20 years of experience in senior executive leadership with a proven ability to scale mission-focused organizations. Lisa has spent her career focused on young people, education and equity-based systems change, providing opportunity to those who need it most. She was the founding Executive Director at Year Up Puget Sound and CEO at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County.

Lisa holds a doctorate in Education from UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Art from Wellesley College. She serves on the board at Bellevue College and has served on boards at The Threshold Group, The Seattle Chamber, The Statewide Poverty Action Network and Asian Counseling & Referral Services.