Lisa Lye was born in Carini, Sicily (Italy), a small town near the city of Palermo. Following her baptismal at less than two months old, her family came to America and settled in Sterling Heights, Michigan where they lived until she graduated from high school. Following graduation, her family moved to Naples, Florida.
Once the family settled in Naples, Lisa began her studies at International College majoring in criminal justice. While attending International College, she worked for the Department of Juvenile Justice where she served as a juvenile detention officer managing the daily activities and safety of the juvenile detainees and teaching life skills to youths.
Her experience as a juvenile detention officer raised her awareness of the dangers associated with the criminal justice system. Interested in having a family of her own, Lisa decided she did not wish to pursue a career that may put her life or her family in jeopardy and therefore, changed her major to Paralegal Studies.
Upon leaving the Department of Juvenile Justice Lisa took a position with a Naples law firm where she assisted and learned the in roads of real estate law. After completing International College, in 2006 Lisa relocated to Orlando and joined Jackson Law P.A. as a paralegal.
Shortly thereafter Lisa married Drew Lye, a Realtor from Orlando, Florida. In order to include all of her relatives in their celebration, she and Drew traveled back to Sicily for their wedding. It was Lisa's wish and dream to be married in the church where she was baptized, the Santa Fara Cathedral Church in the city of Cinisi.
As for her special interests, Lisa is a huge martial arts fan and holds two black belts. Between the ages of 12 and 17 she learned and competed in traditional Japanese style of Shorinji-Ryu and won many state and national competitions.
In 2008 Lisa decided to advance her education. After enrolling in Valencia College she subsequently transferred to the University of Central Florida (UCF) where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration.