Lisa Barnum

Head of Procurement Operations
Fidelity Investments

Lisa Barnum-Williams is Senior Vice President in the Fidelity Global Procurement organization.  She has been in the financial industry for 33 years with a primary focus in Quality Assurance driving and implementing key operational strategies and the development and empowerment of employees.  She runs a global team that focus on the overall customer experience of our business partners, suppliers while driving savings and mitigating risk to Fidelity.  Prior to Procurement, Lisa was Vice President of Fidelity Charitable Services with a focus on the high service of donors, advisors, and non-profit organizations. Some of her key achievements have been implementing cross functional process improvement initiatives, building new organizations from the ground up and participating on multi-million dollar initiatives that drive the overall strategic plan. 

She has a passion for mentoring and coaching others.  She leans on her experience from starting as an entry level associate to becoming Vice President in 2007.  She currently has numerous formal mentor/mentee relationships throughout her professional and personal life.  

From a regional perspective, Lisa has been the co-chair for the Women’s Leadership Group, Workforce Planning Lead and a member of the Regional Leadership Team.  In addition to her co-chair responsibilities in WLG she led an effort to develop a formal mentoring program.  

Lisa was selected to attend the SIFMA Wharton School of Business Leadership program which is reserved for a select few in the global financial industry.  Other achievements include a Web Master certification, Disney Leadership Program, Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Situational Leadership.

Lisa and her husband, Aaron, live in Haslet, Tx and together they share four children, four grandchildren and two giant dogs.