Lisa grew up on a cattle farm near Charlottesville, Virginia and has been a physician assistant for over 20 years. She has been an animal lover since she became involved with horses as a child through her local 4-H club. Her involvement with Onyx's Dream started when she heard about Casey's mission from Joe and decided to get involved. She went with Casey top a kill pen where she sponsored her first save.

Lisa serves on the Board of Directors.