Lisa, an accomplished Certified Public Accountant, brings a wealth of experience spanning over three decades to the Brookhaven team. A distinguished alumnus of the University of Georgia, J.M Tull School of Accounting, Lisa secured her BBA in 1984 and further honed her professional prowess by obtaining a master's degree in taxation (MACC) in 1985. Upon graduation, Lisa was courted by all of the Big 8 accounting firms in Atlanta. Owing to her drive and sikill, Lisa received offers from each firm. In 1986, she commenced her professional journey at Arthur Andersen & Co., where she rapidly ascended to the position of Tax Senior in 1988. Specializing in real estate, Lisa's expertise was pivotal in the tax planning and return preparation for some of Atlanta's most prominent real estate developers. In 1993, Lisa transitioned into academia, starting as an instructor at Dekalb College. Presently, Lisa is a tenured associate professor at Georgia State University, achieving the highest academic rank available for her terminal degree. Concurrently, Lisa established and ran a CPA firm for over 15 years, catering to small and medium-sized businesses across varied industries. She has held CPA certification in Georgia since 1989 and is an active member of several professional accounting and education organizations. Throughout her career as a passionate entrepreneur, Lisa has co-founded a technology company, owned retail businesses, and as many as 50 units of residential and commercial real estate. Joining the Brookhaven team in late 2021, Lisa continuously leverages her extensive experience to serve Brookhaven's diverse and complex clientele. Outside of her professional endeavors, Lisa cherishes time with family and friends and indulges in the joy her beagle puppy brings her. An ardent golfer, motorcycle enthusiast, and lover of water sports and travel, Lisa is also a fervent UGA Bulldog fan; in Lisa's own words, "GO DAWGS!"