Lisa Verdon
Chief Operations Officer
The Noble Capital
Lisa Verdon served as Senior Transportation Advisor, US Department of State in Basra, Iraq from 2009-11 working with US and Iraqi leaders advancing Iraq’s multi-modal transportation and logistics networks towards international standards, and she also advised international companies on logistics strategies and 3PL solutions. In 2007, she served in Baghdad as a Senior Cultural Advisor and facilitated US Military Commanders’ engagement and negotiation strategies for commercial and political reconciliation. After government service, Lisa joined the Shell Gas Iraq team as Logistics Lead where she managed 200+ local and international staff and an extensive portfolio valued over $200 mil. Lisa later worked as Business Transformation Partner at Maersk Line before joining the Noble Capital as COO, a firm specializing in international offsets programs for the US defense industry. Lisa is a former Fulbright Scholar to Jordan, and she earned a B.S. in International Studies at Drexel University, an M.S. at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. at American Military University in Transportation and Logistics Management.