Lisa joined the Hope House team in August of 2019 as the early learning & school age program manager. A native of Colorado, she graduated from CU Denver with a Bachelor of Arts in child psychology with an emphasis in early childhood development. She has over 25 years of experience working with children, teens and families. Lisa began her career working as a mental health counselor with adolescent girls in a residential treatment facility. She then served as a family support services coordinator for families of children with special needs. Most recently before joining the staff at Hope House, Lisa created and implemented curriculum for early childhood learning programs. She is passionate about teaching children and building relationships with teen moms. Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids and dogs as they explore beautiful Colorado!