Elizabeth (Lisa) Abbay, MBA, RDN, LDN, FAND

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Elizabeth (Lisa) Abbay

Director, Talent Acquisition

Compass Group, USA

Lisa Selman Abbay, MBA, RDN, LDN, FAND, a Registered Dietitian, finds herself in a very unique position as Director of Talent Acquisition. She has been an integral part in directing the strategy for the Compass Talent Acquisition team. She currently oversees the talent strategy for Compass Education sectors and recently supported healthcare. Prior to moving into talent, she spent many years in food service operations as Regional Director of Operations overseeing 40+ million in managed volume in TN & MS and clinical nutrition.

In 2020, she completed her MBA and served a three year term with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, as an elected Commissioner. She is part of RDN & NDTR Exam Pool Review, Appeals Panel, and serves as a reviewer for a couple of grants provided by the Foundation board. Lisa is currently serving as President Elect for TN Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Lisa is a member of the Academys Council on Future Practice. In 2019, Lisa received the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award for Tennessee and Memphis. Lisa previoulsy served as a board of director & Treasurer for the Bobby Lanier Farm Park where she volunteered her time raising awareness for the community garden. She is also a recent past executive board member for Common Table Health Alliance, recent past Treasurer for the TN Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, past president of the Memphis Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics & past president for the Memphis American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition.


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