Lisa Stevens is Aon’s Chief People Officer. In this role she is responsible for creating, implementing and leading the strategies that empower the Firm’s 50,000 employees across 120 nations to fully align with the client-centric Aon United mission. Stevens leverages her proven ability to deliver business results as she leads the People Organization, including culture & change, talent, rewards and diversity, equity & inclusion strategies and their global functions. As a member of the CEO’s leadership team, Stevens also plays a critical role in overseeing the coaching and executive talent development and succession planning strategies for Aon.
Stevens joined Aon in 2018 as Executive Vice President of Aon United Operations where she led the Delivering Aon United strategy and adoption to accelerate client value creation and drive growth by increasing collaboration across geographies and solution lines.
Her ultimate objective is for colleagues around the world to be inspired by the Aon United mission, committed to professional development and work as a unified global team to build and be a part of a firm that consistently delivers great outcomes for clients, and even greater impact in the communities we serve around the world.
Stevens joined Aon from Wells Fargo Bank after a 29-year career. In her last role with Wells Fargo, Stevens was Executive Vice President and Head of the Western U.S., leading 34,000 employees and 2,700 branch offices across a 24-state region with annual community engagement in excess of $100 million. Prior to that role, Stevens ran 20 states plus sales and marketing for the entire Community Bank while leading Small Business Banking for the company. Earlier roles included serving as President of both the Pacific Northwest and the California Regional Banking Divisions.
Stevens has an extensive background in managing operational, market, reputational and credit risk, in addition to having managed multi-billion dollar operating organizations. Under Stevens, Small Business Banking served over 3 million small business customers with sales up to $5 million with a full range of financial services. As the leader in the banking industry for small business lending, Stevens was responsible for building and innovating small business customer solutions including FastFlexSM, the first product in traditional financial services that disrupted enterprises such as Lending Club, OnDeck and Cabbage. She also created national lending commitments to minority and women owned businesses.
Stevens earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Santa Clara University. She services as a commissioner for the Rose Bowl Operating Committee and is an active board members of several non-profit organizations, including the Executive Committee of the California Roundtable, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, and the Board of Regents for Santa Clara University.