Lisa Hembry is the Executive Director of Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT). According to Literacy Texas:

Lisa Hembry joined Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) in 2010 and is a passionate advocate for LIFT’s mission, which is to enhance lives and strengthen communities by teaching adults to read.

Prior to LIFT, she served as President and CEO of Dallas iMedia Network, Dallas County Treasurer, and CEO of the Dallas Historical Society. She has also enjoyed successful careers in both real estate and radio. Lisa currently serves on the boards of The Dallas Arboretum, Archives of Women of the Southwest advisory board, UT Southwestern Medical Center Board of Visitors, and the Texas Capital Bank Community Development Corporation board of directors. She is also involved with the Human Rights Initiative and Executive Women of Dallas. Lisa is the recipient of many honors and awards, including gubernatorial appointments to the Texas Historical Commission and the Family and Child Protective Services Council of Texas. She received a Presidential appointment to the Institute of Museum and Library Services Board of Directors. Lisa received her B.S. in Political Science from Southern Methodist University and her Graduate Marketing Certificate from the Cox School of Business at SMU.

Lisa Hembry appeared as a panelist on the education series. To view the episode, follow this link: 25 Years of McCuistion: The State of Education in 1990.