Lisa grew up in Chicago and has called the West Coast home since 1991. She developed a love for the thrill of buying and selling real estate while living in Los Angeles, Marin County, CA, Park City, Anchorage and finally Bend. Lisa is an enthusiastic entrepreneur with a penchant for listening and a proven methodology for successful real estate transactions. Lisa excels at straightforward and consistent communication, excellent solution-finding skills and a tenacious work ethic. Lisa’s professional experience prior to real estate includes accolades and accomplishments from some of the most recognizable and premier companies in the country, including Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, The Mondrian Hotel, Deer Valley Resort and cabi. Known by her peers to be efficient, collaborative, and the woman who gets the job done, Lisa found her true calling in real estate. She is a connector-of people, places (especially the right homes for her clients) and community. Lisa leverages her robust experience to educate home sellers and buyers and she is passionate about innovative approaches to the real estate market.
A philanthropist at heart, Lisa has personally devoted her resources to several local community organizations, including KIDS Center, BendFilm, Cascade Youth & Family Center and Ronald McDonald House. Recognizing that there was a need for a civic-minded women’s giving organization, Lisa is the co-founder of 100+ Women Who Care Central Oregon, her “passion project” and the first group of its kind in the Pacific NW, which has raised in excess of $500,000 for local non-profits in five years. Since its inception in mid-2014, it has quickly grown to become one of the largest and most successful 100WWC chapters in the world and continues to thrive and make significant impact on the lives of many in Central Oregon through its quarterly group donations.
Lisa enjoys taking in all of the numerous recreational opportunities in Central Oregon with her husband, dogs, and two adult children when they visit. Culturally inclined, Lisa is a keen movie-goer, enjoys the vibrant local restaurant scene and she loves to travel. Having taught cooking classes in the past, Lisa is a passionate home chef who loves sharing a great meal & interesting wine with family and friends.