Born in Arizona, she moved to South Florida and attended St. Elizabeth of Hungry Catholic School in Pompano Beach and Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort. Lauderdale. Lisa stayed active within the church and joined youth groups and volunteered at her church. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in Political Science and lent her talents to helping others in non-profits and has a certificate in Proposal Writing from the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership at Rollins College. During her free time, Lisa enjoys going to car shows with her husband Jose and going on road trips with her coonhound Louie.