Lisa joined CommunityAmerica in 1995 and during her tenure has overseen nearly every function of the Credit Union. In her first few years at CEO, she has advanced the organization to more than $2.5 billion in assets and launched a series of new business divisions and strategies helping members achieve true financial peace-of-mind in their lives.
Lisa was selected as a "Power 100" honoree in the Kansas City Business Journal and published in the “Ingram’s 250” list the last two years running. Lisa currently serves on the Board of Directors nationally for the Credit Union National Association, and locally for the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, City Year Kansas City and Heartland Credit Union Association, as well as the Board of Trustees for Rockhurst University and St. Michael the Archangel. She also serves on a breadth of other financial, civic and philanthropic committees across the city. Previously, Lisa helped the American Heart Association raise more than $1 million as the Board Co-Chair of the Kansas City Go Red for Women Campaign.
Lisa and her husband Barry live in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. A native of Independence, she continues to be active in the Jackson County community where she was raised. Lisa enjoys spending her free time with her family, including three children, nine brothers and sisters and their extended families. This year Lisa welcomed her first grandchild to the family, Ava.