Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Lisa moved to Tallahassee and then to Jacksonville. In high school, she took a class in animal care at the Toledo Zoo and also worked there. In Tallahassee, she rode show jumpers for a few years. Lisa started working in emergency animal care and has worked for a few emergency animal care facilities for over 25 years, including some specialist work as well. She has experience in zoo, wildlife and domestic pets. She has 2 dogs, Palmer and Finn, 2 cats, Mulligun and Augusta, and a Russian tortoise named Boris. In her spare time, you can catch her on a golf course or taking pictures.