Lisa earned her Bachelors in Family Resource Management Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi. She has experience working as a teacher's aide at Alani Childrens' Center. Lisa subsequently worked as a Classroom Preschool Teacher at The Childrens' Center for 6 years. She also has experience working as a Paraprofessional Tutor for the Hawaiʻi Department of Education (Hawaiʻi DOE). While enrolled in a behavior analysis certificate program at the University of West Florida (UWF), Lisa obtained her RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) credential. Lisa currently works full-time as an RBT for a local ABA-agency. She has completed her coursework towards certification in behavior analysis and is currently obtaining her supervision and mentorship, in order to be eligible to take the national exam. Lisa is also an active member of the Hawaiʻi Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA) Legislative Committee.