Lisa was born in Worcester, MA and grew up in Oceanside, CA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego and began a 30-year career as a registered nurse that has allowed her to fulfill her mission of helping, supporting and developing people.
She completed her MBA with a specialty in Healthcare Administration at the University of Colorado – Denver in 2009. Her career has encompassed a wide variety of healthcare settings, and she has specialized in home healthcare since 2002 when she brought her family to Colorado. Lisa served on the Colorado State Board of Nursing from 2007 – 2014 and has served on the Nurse Aide Advisory Council since 2014.
Lisa originally came to NTSOC as a consultant and was incredibly moved by the dedication and passion in the office and field staff. She was honored to accept the position of CEO/President in June 2015. Having raised two children as a single working mother (including one with special needs), Lisa understands many of the struggles families go through and is committed to providing support to our special needs community. She is excited about NTSOC’s future, especially the impactful role it will play in affecting our Colorado Springs community on behalf of children and adults with special care needs.