Lisa is an assistive technology technician on the mobility and cognition team. Lisa earned her degree in computer information technology from Purdue University. Her role in computer support for Purdue University and Indiana University sparked an interest to teach, leading her to a career as a productivity consultant, helping companies in the Midwest use technology more efficiently through education, automation, workflow studies and consulting. During that time, she began working with assistive technology to aid some of the employees she worked with. Helping people with the use of assistive technology became her passion for more than 15 years. In 2004, Lisa moved back to her hometown to become a stay-at-home mother and to care for her father.
She is so excited to see all the changes to assistive technology and how much more obtainable and convenient it has become! Successes of the people she works with drives Lisa. She loves it when someone sees technology as a help and not a chore. When she is not working, Lisa, her husband and daughter have a small hobby farm in northern Indiana. She loves gardening, art and making memories with her family and friends. One of Lisa’s favorite quotes is by Benjamin Franklin: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”