Lisa joined the Foundation as a Program Officer in 2008. She is a member of the Education Program’s STEM team, which is focused on supporting pre-service and in-service educators in shifting their practice to the new academic standards. Prior to joining the Foundation, Lisa served as President and major gifts fundraising chair of a local educational foundation, and worked in brand management in the for-profit sector. Lisa has been actively involved with various community development and education organizations, and is on the advisory boards for the Strive for Change Foundation and Super Stars Literacy. Lisa graduated from Manhattanville College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and she holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.