Lisa Washington, CAE

Executive Director
Design-Build Institute of America
Washington, DC

Lisa Washington came to the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in July 2004 as Vice President of Education & Conferences. She led the implementation of strategies to significantly expand and enhance the education and certification programs, positioning DBIA as a premier resource for design-build expertise. Ms. Washington was named Executive Director/CEO of DBIA in June 2009.

She has more than 20 years of association management experience. Ms. Washington holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s in Management from the University of Maryland. In 2012, she was named one of Engineering News-Record’s (ENR’s) Top 25 Newsmakers of the Year.