Lisa graduated from San Diego State University in 1989 with a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems.
She has worked as a contractor for SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific since 1993. As a Software Engineer she has provided database administration and programming support to the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program since 2002. Lisa is responsible for increasing the Navy’s Marine Mammal database efficiency and effectiveness across several disciplines. She designs, develops, tests and implements enhancements to Veterinary Observations, and Daily Session Databases. She also coordinates, communicates, and resolves data needs for various Navy personnel. Lisa enjoys the outdoors with her family.