Lisa McCarthy

Founding Partner

Lisa McCarthy is the Founder and CEO of The Fast Forward Group whose mission is to help leaders and teams dramatically elevate performance and fulfillment — in all areas of their lives. Fast Forward participants leave with a regimen for “high performance living” — giving leaders and teams a common language and tools that are practical and immediately actionable.

As a facilitator and keynote speaker, Lisa’s energy, passion and interactive sessions leave individuals inspired and in action. She has contributed to leadership offsites and sales meetings, as well as women and industry conferences. Lisa consistently receives top speaker ratings from audiences.

With twenty years of experience in senior leadership roles with Fortune 500 companies such as Univision, Viacom and CBS, Lisa is known for fueling high performance teams and as a driving force of transformation. 

Recognized for her impact and professional success, Lisa was named a “Woman to Watch” in Advertising Age and was recognized in Crain's New York "Business 40 Under 40”. 

Lisa’s passion for people begins at home, where she lives an “overly-fulfilled life” in Port Washington, New York with her husband and three children.