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GAIM Ops West
October 27 - 30 2024
Omni La Costa Resort & SpaCarlsbad, CA

Lisa Bhathal Merage
Managing Partner & Chief Impact Officer at Revitate


Lisa Bhathal Merage is Chief Impact Officer and Managing Partner of Revitate, a diversified investment platform focused on real estate, sports, and consumer brands. She previously served as CEO of RAJ Swim, the Bhathal family’s 50-year-old women’s swimwear business. During her tenure, the firm successfully sold to private equity in what remains the largest private equity buyout in the industry. She was honored as the 2012 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim Presents “Designer of the Year,” and 2015 Modern Luxury magazine “Altruist of the Year.” She has appeared in numerous fashion and business media segments, including CBS, NBC, FOX, and E! Entertainment Television. Recently, Lisa and her family finalized the purchase of the Portland Thorns in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) where Lisa serves as Governor. She is a graduate of USC's Marshall School of Business and holds a Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Agenda Sessions

  • From trailblazers to trendsetters – empowering the women collective