SPEAKER - COACH - FOUNDER
"It has been great learning from you and communicating with you. I have thoroughly enjoyed you every time you have come to present at the Entrepreneur Series. Your energy is dynamic and authentic and I absolutely love it! The first time I heard you speak, I said I need to find a way to incorporate her into my business plan!"
Lisa A. Smith is a serial entrepreneur, health and wellness subject matter expert, nutritionist and professional speaker. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a masters in business administration. She is also certified in plant based nutrition and the executive director of the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group. She currently serves as the in-house nutritionist for several fitness facilities in metro Detroit and is the author and creator of the guidebook series and brand The Plant Based Foodie.
Lisa began her own weight loss journey in 2012 at 190lbs. She fell in love with fitness, nutrition and self-development, lost over 60lbs and gained a bottomless amount of confidence. It wasn't until she gained confidence in her physical health that she was able to gain confidence in her career. With her new found confidence she launched
Professionally Fit in July of 2015. At Professionally Fit, Lisa and her team help clients bridge the gap between their health and their career by helping them to identify the areas of opportunity in their health and well-being which will translate to growth and productivity in their companies. After launching Professionally Fit Lisa quickly realized there was a segment of the population for whom health and wellness coaching was not accessible. She launched The Black Health Academy in October of 2017. The Black Health Academy pairs an E-learning platform with boots on the ground community initiatives and education experiences to ensure participants are empowered with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully state their case for fair and honest healthcare, chronic disease prevention and mental health. She is a speaker, coach, founder and community leader who epitomizes what it means to be Professionally Fit!
The Plant Based Foodie:
50 Comfort Classic Recipes for the Plant Based Foodie in You!
"So you’re a self-proclaimed foodie but you want to go plant-based. Maybe you have some weight to lose, a condition to reverse, or if you're like me, you're just getting more and more turned off by meat and dairy. Moreover, you cannot ignore how your body and your mind responds when you eat or DON’T eat certain things. However, you absolutely LOVE and enjoy food and you don't want to let go of all of the things it seems like you have to give up when you transition to a whole foods plant-based diet. If you're wondering how I'm reading your mind it's because I am you!"
...In this recipe guide Lisa provides 50 comfort classic recipes to help make your transition a seamless one!
Become a Plant Based Foodie!
Features and Collaborations
Lisa is the head of the Detroit Chapter for PBNSG (Plant Based Nutrition Support Group) and she sits on the board of the non profit organization Heal-THY Self Detroit. In addition to coaching individuals and organizations, Lisa has been invited to speak by several entities. Some past and current collaborations include: