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Lisa Borders

Chair, The Coca-Cola Foundation

Lisa Borders is the Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President of Global Community Connections at The Coca-Cola Company, integrating the Coca-Cola Company’s global community outreach and philanthropic efforts into their broader sustainability agenda.

Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Borders worked in the health care arena for over 15 years, serving as the Chief Administrator for Atlanta Women’s Specialists and as VP-Operations for Healthcap Atlanta. In 2013, she completed her tenure as President of the Grady Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Grady Health System, Georgia’s largest public hospital and metro-Atlanta’s premier Level I Trauma Center. As President, she completed the Greater Grady Capital Campaign—a 5-year, $325M effort—and led the system’s fund-raising efforts during the most important period of its history.

A former President of the City Council and Vice Mayor of Atlanta, Borders is committed to community work that focuses on education, healthcare, housing and other family issues. She has one son, Garry, who is a filmmaker and photographer in California.