Lisette Cooper, PhD ’87, geology, is Founder and Managing Partner of Athena Capital Advisors, an investment advisory firm serving private clients and institutional investors. Athena Capital is an award-winning and nationally recognized OCIO (outsourced Chief Investment Officer) and wealth management firm. Lisette has helped to establish the firm as one of the leaders in the field of impact investing.  She has appeared many times on national television and been widely quoted in news media.   Lisette holds the CFA designation as well as several patents. Lisette is a board member of the Garrison Institute, Boston Youth Sanctuary, the Mind and Life Institute and former chair of the board of The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She serves as an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab. Lisette has three children and resides in Lincoln, Massachusetts.