After spending almost two years as an international student in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Lisa attended the University of Delaware and graduated in 1983 with a B.A. in Sociology and Communication. For 12 years Lisa worked in the health insurance industry, first for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, then as an independent contractor with Mid-Atlantic Health Systems as a health insurance plan educator. Swim coach and mentor to the children of others since the early 1980′s, Lisa has worked side by side with her husband, Michael, for 30 years. Lisa is co-founder and co-owner of the various businesses that employ and service this local community; BC Communities, AMS -Aquatic Management Systems , Ramone’s Landscaping, The Delaware Swim and Fitness Centers of New Castle and Pike Creek, The Delaware Swim School, and The Delaware Swim Team. A member of the Board of Trustees of The Independence School, and an advocate for many community programs and organizations that emphasize health, safety and fitness of both youth and adults, Lisa continues to teach water safety and swim lessons to children and adults of all ages.