Lisa grew up in Southwestern Minnesota. She graduated from SDSU with an Early Childhood Education degree. She and her husband, Bryan, were active duty in the Air Force and stationed in Alaska. They have made the Black Hills their home since 1986. After several years of running her family’s hospitality business, Lisa made the transition to insurance in 2010. She has been at the Dave Schmidt Agency since 2014. Lisa has two grown children, and two grandchildren. She spends her time away from work hiking, biking, sewing, and is a pianist at church.