As Stand & Deliver’s Faculty Coordinator, Liesel works closely with the executive leadership team to recruit, train, and grow a diverse, global faculty with a wide range of talents to serve our clients’ needs. She encourages each S&D coach to bring their unique skills and assets to the work, ensuring that they are fulfilled and able to continue evolving our curriculum in new and exciting directions.
Liesel brings balanced experience in both team development and performance, having spent over a decade as an actor in New York and LA, performing on and off Broadway, as well as in film, TV, and regional theater. She worked in outreach and community development for several nonprofits before finding a natural home for her skills at S&D. Liesel’s unifying focus is building welcoming, inclusive communities where everyone is valued and their voices are cultivated and welcomed.
Liesel has a BA in history and drama from The University of Virginia and a graduate degree in acting from The Juilliard School. She lives in Virginia with her husband, son Amari, & puppy Phoenix.