Lisa grew up in Hamilton, OH and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University in 1988. She worked as a registered nurse in intensive care, emergency medicine, and labor and delivery both at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY and Norton and Jewish Hospitals in Louisville, KY before moving to Murfreesboro, TN in 1997. During her time in Tennessee, she worked at St. Thomas Hospital and returned to graduate school to obtain her Master in Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in 2006. After completing graduate school at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, she worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice in Murfreesboro, TN from 2008 until joining Valley Heart Associates in 2017. Lisa and her husband, Joe, have three children; a daughter, Paige, and twin sons, Chase and Christian. Lisa enjoys reading, music, shopping, crafts, and most of all, spending time with her family.