Lisa Zaspel Promoted to Chief Program Officer

Lifeworks Services, Inc. announced that Lisa Zaspel has been promoted to Chief Program Officer for Lifeworks Services, effective November 1, 2022. As Chief Program Officer, Lisa will lead the organizational strategy for all programs and services at Lifeworks.

Lisa joined Lifeworks in 2016 as the Vice President of Services to lead Fiscal and In-Home Services. During her tenure, Fiscal Services at Lifeworks have grown, and her team recently met the goal of enrolling their 2,000th customer with Lifeworks.

“Lisa’s person-centered leadership, strategic expertise, and deep understanding of our programs and the disability services landscape will continue to strengthen Lifeworks and our partnerships with people with disabilities as we drive change by increasing opportunity and access in the community,” said Lifeworks President and CEO Gertrude Matemba-Mutasa.

Lisa has a well-established career in human services in Minnesota. Prior to Lifeworks, Lisa was the Director of Residential Living Services at Fraser. Lisa also led programs at Cooperating Community Programs and was responsible for the design and implementation of the Consumer Directed Community Supports waiver funding option when she worked for Ramsey County in 2000 and 2001.

Lisa lives in Stillwater and enjoys spending time with family and a trusted crew of friends she’s known for years. She likes cabining in the summertime and watching the Vikings and the Wild beat whichever team they’re playing.


About Lifeworks Services, Inc.

Since 1965, Lifeworks Services Inc. has been a champion for inclusion. Lifeworks partners with people with disabilities to drive change by increasing opportunity and access in the community. As an industry leader, Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives. Through services that provide choice and foster community – as well as through partnerships with over 400 businesses – Lifeworks serves more than 3,000 Minnesotans with disabilities and their families annually.