I was born in the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am one of four siblings and the only girl with three brothers. This is where my love for sports comes from. I love the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Seventy Sixers, Philadelphia Philles and the Philadelphia Flyers.

I joined the US Navy and stationed aboard USS Samuel Gompers AD-37 in San Francisco CA for active duty. My Reserve duty was the Naval Control Shipping Organization of the Naval Ship Yard in Philadelphia, PA. And the LY Spear of Norfolk VA.I traveled from Virginia thru Delaware then decided to make Delaware my home in 1995. I worked for a credit card company for 14 ½ years who down sized.

In 2009 I accepted employment with the Delaware Department of Labor and remain there today. I work as a Disabled Veteran Outreach Program (DVOP). In this role I serve as a resource for veterans who may have barriers to employment and help them find employment. I provide Intensive Services ,introduction and access to all of Department of Labor resources and services .

Sherese Brewington-Carr, DE Department of Labor Veterans Coordinator says this about Lisa: “Lisa is an asset to the Department of Labor .In her job as the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Representative she is a consummate professional and works diligently with compassion with every veterans she encounters to meet their needs.

Lisa seizes every opportunity to advance personally and professionally and is an advocate for all veterans with a specific interest in issues impacting women veterans. I am very proud of Lisa and on behalf of the Department of Labor we salute her for this honor.” Congratulations Lisa!

Lisa volunteers at the Liberty USO and is also a member of the Women Veterans Rock Organization serving as the Delegate of Delaware. Lisa says her lifetime accomplishment is her two crew members: Son, DaRon D. Smith and Daughter, Desiree M. Smith, a Mothers Love!!