Lisa Hanlon-Knight, Cherokee Nation Citizen, is the Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and CEO of Teltech Communications, a trusted, nationwide solution provider within the telecommunications industry. Since 1999, the organization has achieved numerous awards for quality, sustainability, wellness and safety, and was named Supplier of the Year by the DFW MSDC. Personally, Lisa has been recognized for her business acumen and leadership with invitations to attend the Tuck-WBENC Executive Education Program and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, was recently honored as a Dallas Woman In Business by the Dallas Business Journal and has been awarded Outstanding Executive at the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s Luna Awards in 2019.
Lisa studied pre-med at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and the University of Colorado-Boulder. She currently serves on the board of the Connecting Alaska Consortium, serves as the Vice President of the Native American Business Association (NABA) and is the co-founder of Women for Wounded Warriors, a non-profit organization that provides resources, support, and employment opportunities for spouses, family members and caregivers for our American Veterans.