Lisa M. Sanders, M.S., PHR, SHRM-CP is the President & Founder of HR Masterpiece, L.L.C., a boutique human resources firm (2017). She is the creator of “Blank Canvas” Introductory HR Career Course launching in April.  She’s a certified HR executive (SHRM/HRCI) with over 12 years of experience in human resources.  She holds an M.S. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Hartford (UHart).  

Lisa’s home office is located in Lyme, CT and like many of you she is working from home due to COVID-19.  She travels to her clients to make it convenient for them.  She has a P.O. Box in Old Lyme should you wish to mail her information about your business/services. 

Lisa serves clients as a virtual or on-site HR coach and she has added HR career coaching this year (2021) for businesses that prefer to promote from within and provide HR training to their key employee (s) . 

Lisa also works with aspiring HR professionals providing career coaching and guidance.  

Your career is your masterpiece, you build it layer by layer, just like a painting and this training is the foundation or “Blank Canvas” as I like to refer to it. It’s the first layer of your masterpiece.”

Lisa was recently selected as one of ten finalists to pitch her idea for “Blank Canvas” Training for Aspiring HR Professionals at the Entrepreneurial Center and Women’s Business Center Pitch contest via the University of Hartford!

She also taught HR and Industrial & Organizational Psychology to undergraduates at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Lisa has been a professional artist ( for over 20 years and most recently is having a solo show at Epicure Brewing in Norwich, CT with 14 paintings hung for March and April, 2021.  She also had four of her paintings juried into the Connecticut Plein Air Society’s Annual Art Show and she had a painting selected by Six Summit Gallery to exhibit in their NYC gallery location.

clients to date have included:

  • Memory Forward – Photo Restoration Service –  TX
  • ACMT, Inc. – CT Manufacturing
  • U.S. Coast Guard –  Academy Alumni Association – Nonprofit – CT
  • Horst Engineering – CT Manufacturing
  • Eastern CT Hematology 
     & Oncology – Health Care – CT
  • Miranda Creative – Marketing & Brand Management – CT
  •  Seabird Enterprises – Nonprofit – CT
  • Eastern CT Savings Bank Financial/Banking –