Lisa has over 40 years of professional experience in public accounting and tax. After graduating from California State University Fullerton she began her career with Ernst & Young in the audit department. After a few years she transitioned to the tax department after being selected as one of 14 individuals nationwide to participate in a pilot program to receive extensive tax training over twelve weeks in Washington DC.
After leaving Ernst & Young, Lisa joined Letwak & Bennett. For over 30 years she worked with estates, trusts, individuals, partnerships, and corporations regarding tax planning and preparation.
Lisa is married and a resident of Laguna Beach for over 40 years. Both she and her husband were named Laguna Beach Citizens of the Year for 2009 in recognition of their long history of community service including organizing the community volunteer response to aid the victims of the October 1993 Firestorm. Lisa enjoys traveling and hiking from town to town all over the world.