Lisa is a member of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) and the World Trade Organization. She is also a certified transnational referral specialist (TRC).
Lisa is the qualifying broker and President of The Shasteen-Sizemore Co. She began her career as an attorney working in for the national law firms of Foley & Lardner and Rudnick and Wolfe on real estate litigation and transactions, including real estate acquisitions and development, zoning and land use matters, public and private financing facilities, title work and commercial leasing. In 1996, she founded her own law firm through which she represented a number of nationally recognized developers, as well as Aerial Communications, which is now known as T-Mobile, for whom she managed the real estate and legal aspects of the wireless telephone system buildout within the State of Florida . Her clients also included Communications Equity Associates (“CEA”), an international investment and merchant bank with 17 offices throughout the world and over $1 billion under management focused on broadcast television, telecommunications and outdoor properties. Eventually, Lisa joined CEA and became its Senior Vice President and General Counsel. There, she managed the company's legal affairs world-wide and became part of its business development team.
Lisa re-established her own law firm after leaving CEA and also founded the real estate brokerage company that would become The Shasteen-Sizemore Co. Her work in real estate has included work for several commercial and residential tract owners and developers, as well as work with individual contractors and homeowners. Among other things, in 2004, Lisa was responsible for a record-setting transaction for Pinellas County , Florida , involving the sale of a significant group of beachfront hotels for a seller she continues to represent in connection with the restoration of an historic hotel which was Florida 's first skyscraper and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to acting as managing broker and chief strategist for The Shasteen-Sizemore Co. , Lisa currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Realtors. She chairs the Realtor/Attorney Committee for the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, an association with approximately 9,000 members. She is a member of the Tampa Bay International Real Estate Council, The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) and the World Trade Organization. She is also a certified transnational referral specialist (TRC). Lisa is a Director of the Bay Area Real Estate Council, an association of real estate attorneys focused on facilitating transactions and also acts as a subject matter expert for the State of Florida and consults with national examination providers, such as Pearson Vue, to design real estate licensure tests given to associate, broker and instructor candidates.