Lisa Smith is the Administrator of the HGCS Early Education Center, serving our youngest HGCS Lions from infants to preschool. She currently holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with an emphasis in Early Childhood Development. Lisa is a Level 3 NC Early Child Development and Early Education Administrator and Level 11 NC Early Educator. Most recently Lisa earned a certificate from Southeastern Theological Seminary in Advanced Women's Ministry and Discipleship. In addition to her education, Lisa has over 30 years of Early Education experience including owning and operating a 5 Star Child Development Center for 23 years. Foundational Education, Discipleship, Missions and Theology are three areas she is passionate about. Lisa’s hobbies include family time, mentoring college and young adult women, opening her home to others, and reading books on the beach. Her family has been part of HGBC for 25 years and served in many ministry areas especially alongside their children Sheldon, Madi, Kyle, Katty, and Katie.