Lisa, a hybrid writer/director/producer, began her career at Universal Studios where she developed films like Spike Lee’s Clockers and American Psycho. After working with the likes of Steven Soderbergh and James Grey, Lisa moved on to co-produce the feature-length gang origin Emmy and NAACP Image award nominated documentary, Bastards of the Party, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and HBO.
In 2008, Lisa became an executive producer for Discovery launching PLANET GREEN network to 50 million homes. She was also an Executive Producer for Ashton Kutcher’s Katalyst Films where she created original web content that has garnered millions of views.
Lisa’s grants and awards for her screenwriting / directing include the prestigious Diane Thomas Screenwriting Award and an Audience Award for the Ton of Hats’ production, TKO, which she produced with Hatton. She has aided in the development and production of several other Ton of Hats productions.
Lisa is an avid traveler holding dual citizenship with the U.S. and Italy. She’s been to over 35 countries, so far and has trekked to the basecamp of Mt. Everest, camped in the Sahara, and walked the Great Wall. She holds an MFA in Directing from The American Film Institute and a Global MBA from The Thunderbird School of Global Management.