Hometown: New York, NY
Education: BA Psychology, Syracuse University
Lisa Marie graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Forensic Science. She has always been passionate about youth academic and social development as well as representing and pushing forward underrepresented communities. Starting her career in education in 2011 as a City Year Corps Member in New York, Lisa Marie provided academic intervention in a 6th grade math classroom, attendance/behavior coaching to 6th grade students, and after-school programming to 6th-8th grade students at IS 204 (Oliver W. Holmes) in Long Island City, NY. The following year, she served as a Team Leader at the same school, leading and peer coaching a team of Corps Members who were providing academic intervention, attendance/behavior coaching, and after-school programming. After City Year New York, Lisa Marie joined New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math & Science (AMS) as Finance Associate and Finance Coordinator. After two years at AMS, she joined GEMS Education Americas as an Interim Accountant. Lisa Marie joined Blue Engine in the summer of 2017 as Senior Manager of Finance and is thrilled to work on a team that believes in utilizing team teaching as a vehicle to dismantle systems of oppression to ensure provision of equal opportunities to the students we serve in an effort to liberate their potential.