Lisa Hondros cofounded Friends of the Riverfront, a nonprofit whose mission is to protect and preserve the cultural and natural resources of the Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park. Since 2005, Friends of the Riverfront has advocated for riverfront parks, often in partnership with other nonprofits such as Friends of the Mississippi River and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Over the years, Lisa has worked on political campaigns and been active in the community. She currently serves on the Board of Friends of the Lock and Dam and as Treasurer for the Nicollet Island East Bank Neighborhood Association.
Lisa received her undergraduate degree in history from Carleton College and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She practiced law at Dorsey & Whitney during 1989-1992.