Lisa (Downs) Bullock, first lady of Montana, was born in Helena, Montana. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Carroll College and began working on her master’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.
Lisa has worked for several large corporations and has taught high school mathematics. Currently, she is a Research & Development Manager for Court View Justice Solutions.
Along with her husband, Lisa is an advocate for feeding kids who come to school hungry. Through their initiative to alleviate childhood hunger in Montana, she assists with providing Breakfast after the Bell mini-grants to schools to increase school breakfast participation through innovative programs.
Lisa also helped start the Montana STEM Mentors. An initiative which asks women across Montana to become active leaders in their communities by mentoring young women who are interested in STEM related careers.
Lisa and her husband, Governor Bullock have three children, Caroline, Alexandria, and Cameron. She has coached her son’s and daughters’ basketball teams, and stays busy following their various activities throughout the year. She enjoys skiing, playing basketball, hiking, and eating anything that’s chocolate.