Lisa Blau is a founding partner at Able Partners. She has spent the last decade as an active investor focused on consumer businesses with a particular interest in supporting women-led entrepreneurial ventures. Previously, Lisa co-founded VitalJuice.com, a daily email newsletter on healthy living tips and trends that was acquired by Tasting Table. She also helped build and launch Portero, an online luxury goods auction platform sold to Richemont. Lisa chairs the Investor Group of the Leadership Now Project, a membership organization of business professionals committed to renewing democracy. She is a founding member and leader of the TIME’S UP Care Economy Business Council, a coalition of business leaders and companies committed to building a new American care economy, empowering caregivers, and championing gender equality throughout their workforce. Lisa is also the founder of Be Counted NYC, an effort focused on driving registration and voter participation in New York City’s June 2021 Democratic Primary. She is a Board Member of The New York Public Library, KIPP New York, and Mt. Sinai’s Parenting Center. She has a B.A. from Duke University where she sits on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Taskforce, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Lisa lives in New York City with her husband and three children.