Lisa’s passion for early education began in college when she volunteered at a Head Start center.
For the last 12 years, she has worked at Mattel where she continues to be inspired by child development through play. Her experience includes product approvals, project management, creative operations, line creation, brand management, marketing, e-commerce, licensing, contract negotiation and team development. She is currently a Sr. Manager for Global Consumer Products bringing beloved children’s brands like Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price to life through brand partnerships.
Lisa has an MBA with emphasis in Global Business from Pepperdine University. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Santa Clara University where she earned a B.S. in Anthropology and a B.A. in Spanish. She lives in Redondo Beach with her husband and two small children.