Lisa Brown was born in Midland, Texas and moved to Austin in 1972. She attended Reagan High School and received her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, both in Corrections and Law Enforcement from Austin Community College. Lisa joined the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in 1986 as a Corrections Officer assigned to the Travis County Rehabilitation Center, now known as the Travis County Correctional Complex.
In 2003, Lisa played a vital role in creating the Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Operation Support Our Service-members Organization. This group worked to support the military men and women of TCSO who have been called up for active duty, sending over 1,200 letters/cards, care packages and gift cards. In 2004, the group received the Sheriff's Unit Citation Award for their efforts.
In 2007, Lisa assisted in the implementation of TCSO's Women in Partnership. This organization is made up of employees, from all areas of TCSO, with a focus on education and retention of female staff, as well as recruiting females to the agency.
Lisa loves running and participates in several local foot races through-out each year. She is involved in her fellowship and participates in many volunteer events. Brown is married to a soccer enthusiast, has four sons and five grandchildren