Lisa has over 10 years of experience in cohort-based leadership development. They managed adult training, grant and fellowship programs with an eye towards equity and collaboration through Intermedia Arts from 2014–2017. They worked with the Creative CityMaking team from 2014–2015 and supported artist selection, design, implementation and budget management of this million-dollar program (Kresge Foundation). Lisa supported the staff and board of The Cedar Cultural Center (2018) and In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (2020–2021) in Interim Co-Executive Director roles. In 2019 they co-edited the Minnesota State Historical Society Press anthology Queer Voices: Poetry, Prose, and Pride with John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins. Their work has been presented widely at Pillsbury House Theatre, The Loft Literary Center, Bedlam Theatre, Intermedia Arts, Pangea World Theatre, and elsewhere.