Lisa Sich

Lisa-SichBusiness Background

Ms. Sich is the founder and CEO of Cutting Edge Consulting, a consulting firm that specializes in providing financing alternatives for development projects, project management, and research and evaluation of tools designed that are most appropriate for a given project. Ms. Sich is experienced in structuring multi-tiered financing combining private, federal, state and local resources – with particular emphasis on redevelopment projects.

Ms. Sich was with the City of Henderson Redevelopment Agency for 14 years. She was responsible for the overall financial management of the Agency, including financing strategy through tax increment bonds, budget development and monitoring, and project impact studies. In addition to financial responsibilities, Ms. Sich also was on the legislative team, and negotiated and managed redevelopment projects from Exclusive Negotiation Agreement, to Disposition and Development Agreement, to completion. Ms. Sich negotiated the largest redevelopment assistance package to date for the Agency.

Ms. Sich, a Government Finance Officer’s Association member, has been in the governmental accounting arena for over 20 years. Additionally, she has been employed as a finance and public relations professional for KLVX Channel 10 (Vegas PBS) and Henderson District Public Libraries.

Officer Positions

Ms. Sich serves or has served as an officer and/or on the boards of directors of numerous professional and non-profit organizations.  She is or has been active in the following associations focusing on the promotion of literacy and quality of life for domestic violence victims and military personnel/veterans:

  • Redevelopment Association of Nevada: President, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Henderson Community Foundation: President, President Elect, Treasurer
  • Leadership Henderson Steering Committee: 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Leadership Henderson Class of 2005: SAFE House Class Project
  • Toastmasters International: Area Governor, President, VP Education, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Boy Scouts of America: Committee Chair
  • Young Chautauqua: Program Coordinator

Education and Credentials

  • Leadership Henderson Class of 2005 – Graduated May 2005.
  • Master of Public Administration, University of Nevada Las Vegas – Graduated August 2005.
  • Certificate Program in Public Relations, University of Nevada Las Vegas – Completed May 2004.
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Nevada Las Vegas – Graduated May 1996.
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, University of Nevada Las Vegas – Graduated August 1993.
  • Distinguished Toastmaster – June 2005.

Personal Information

  • Leadership Henderson: Alumni of the Year 2014 and Class of 2005 received the Best Class Ever Award – May 2012.
  • SAFE House Circle of Peace Award Recipient – December 2005.
  • 3rd Place – District 33 Toastmasters International, Table Topics Contest.
  • 1st Place – Area D-4 Toastmasters International, International Speech Contest, 2006.
  • 1st Place – Area D-2 Toastmasters International, International Speech Contest, 2003.