Lisa Schumacher

Director of Education Strategies, McDonald’s Corporation

Lisa Schumacher

Director of Education Strategies, McDonald’s Corporation

Biography

Lisa Schumacher is the Director of Education Strategies at McDonald’s Corporation. She has more than 20 years of
experience in organizational learning and development and is currently responsible for leading the execution of
McDonald’s education strategy, Archways to Opportunity, which provides restaurant employees an opportunity to
learn English language skills, receive a high school diploma, complete a college degree, and access education
advising services. In her previous role at the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) as the Director of
WorkforceChicago, Lisa collaborated with Chicago-area CEOs and managed a business-led initiative that identified
and disseminated best-practice learning strategies and policies. Prior to that, Lisa was the Director of the Learning
Academy at The University of Chicago Hospitals.  Lisa completed her Bachelors and Masters in Communications at
Purdue University.