Janis joined LPA Search Partners in January 2016 and serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Janis oversees the firm’s day-to-day operations, finance, and marketing. She earned her B.A. degree from UC San Diego and has worked as an editor and writer for several national consumer publications, managed a small publishing company, as well as served as a marketing editor/special publications for Sunset Magazine. Over the past two decades, Janis has devoted her time to various volunteer leadership roles in public and independent schools, most recently serving as a trustee at Drew School in San Francisco.