Lizabeth Ardisana is an entrepreneur having co‐founded ASG Renaissance, a
technical and communications firms that is celebrating its 30th anniversary
this year and Performance Driven Workforce (PDW), a scheduling and
staffing firm which was co‐founded in 2015 and has since expanded to five
As the co‐founder, principal owner and chief executive officer of ASG
Renaissance and PDW, Ardisana is responsible for the company’s overall
strategic direction and management while also taking an active role working
directly with clients on various projects.
In addition to her roles at ASG and PDW, Ardisana is an active business and civic leader in the Michigan
and Hispanic Communities. She serves on numerous corporate and educational boards, and has
received numerous awards for her contributions to the community. She has served on the Skillman
Foundation board since 2006, and was also the first women elected chair of the Michigan Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce.
Currently, she is on the board of Huntington Bank, Focus:Hope, Kettering University, Metropolitan
Affairs Coalition, Michigan Colleges Alliance, Skillman Foundation, Michigan Economic Development
Corporation, Mott Foundation and United Way of Southeastern Michigan to name just a few.
Ardisana has been recognized by numerous organizations for her achievements. Most recently, she was
inducted into the Michigan Business Women Hall of Fame. She also received UM’s Distinguished Alumni
Award, was named to the Electrifying 100 by Automotive News, Leaders and Innovators by Lawrence
Technological University, Michiganian of the Year and one of Metro Detroit’s Most Influential Women.
Prior to starting ASG Renaissance, Ardisana worked at Ford Motor Company as an engineer. During her
14 years with Ford, she quickly advanced up the ranks holding various management positions in vehicle
development, product planning and marketing.
Ardisana holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Detroit, a Master’s
degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor’s degree in
Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Texas.