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Lisa Hefter - Tips on Leading Effectively, Authentically

October 31, 2017

Lisa Hefter - Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Hefter - Chief Financial Officer

By Lisa Hefter | Bellingham Business Journal

I’ve been hearing and reading more and more about the concept of “authentic leadership” lately.

I view this as a good sign, because it suggests that leaders are being held to more constructive and effective standards of leadership, and that the criteria for how leaders are evaluated is evolving.

I’m fortunate to say that I’ve been surrounded by authentic leaders for much of my life, starting with my dad and continuing through my 24-year career at Peoples Bank — where the leadership team has allowed me to thrive as I worked my way up from a bank teller to my current role as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Read more...