Director of Operations

Lisa has been a leader in Austin’s nonprofit sector for fifteen years. With a masters degree in social work, she has held leadership positions as a professional and as a board member with over a dozen nonprofits focusing on operations, efficiency, and community-building.

Executive & Director Experience

Impact Austin: Acting Executive Director – Women’s Collective Giving
Goodwill Central Texas: Director of Development – Employment Training and Placement
Capital Area Dental Foundation: Director of Programs – Donated Dental Services
EMDR Research Foundation: Executive Director – Mental Health Treatment Research
The African Leadership Bridge: Executive Director – US College education for students from Africa

Advisory & Affiliations

Friends of the Children Austin: Board Member
Impact Austin: Board Member
Girls Giving Grants: Advisor
Refugee Services of Texas: Team Lead
TedXAustin: Associate Producer
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas: Volunteer
Komen Austin: Gala Fundraising Volunteer


Smith College – Master of Social Work
Cal Poly University – BA in Political Science