Dr. Lisa was born December 11, 1963 at the U.S. Air Force Base in Lakenheath, England. She was the second of two children, (brother Mark), born to her fighter pilot father, Duane, and school teacher mother, Diane. The family soon moved back to the U.S., and Dr. Lisa grew up primarily in the far northwest suburban communities of Carol Stream and Crystal Lake, After graduation from Crystal Lake High School in 1982, Dr. Lisa attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. In 1986, she graduated with a degree in Biology.
She continued her education at the University of Illinois in Chicago where she earned her Doctorate in Dental Science with honors in 1990. Dr. Lisa completed her scholastic education at Northwestern University's School of Orthodontics, graduating in 1992.
Since her graduation from Northwestern, Dr. Lisa has practiced orthodontics for the last 26 years in the Chicagoland area. In 1996, she opened a practice in Orland Park, where she has since practiced. Dr. Lisa currently resides in Homer Glen, with her husband, John, an attorney, and two children: Johnny and Emma.
Dr. Lisa's greatest joys come from spending time with her family and friends, riding her horse (Lilly) and seeing her patients leave her care with beautiful smiles that will last a lifetime.