Lisa Novak was born in Des Moines, Iowa and attended the University of Iowa as an English Major. After college she moved to Houston, Texas where she managed large residential properties and in 1993, was transferred to Atlanta to manage a property in Buckhead. In 1997, Lisa was introduced to The Waldorf School of Atlanta through a close friend, and accepted the position of Extended Day Director, which included coordinating the licensing of the program at its new location. In addition to her responsibilities as Extended Day Director, Lisa also assists in various classes and has recently become the school's Athletics Director. Lisa's son, Sasha, is a WSA student. Lisa enjoys all types of exercise, primarily running and has completed many 5K, 10K and Half Marathon races. Lisa also teaches Spin classes at the Decatur/DeKalb YMCA and CoreBody Decatur.