Lisa Saunders (Pronouns: she/her)

Lisa Saunders, Executive Director of FaithBridge, LLC, has been ministering to women in the Portland area for almost 20 years. She uses her own personal journey of recovery from an abusive and toxic relationship that left her emotionally depleted with two children to raise on her own to inspire women to reclaim their life and heal. 

Lisa is a Certified Peer Support Specialist in Adult Mental Health and an ordained minister who deeply loves her community. For 20 years, Lisa worked at Self Enhancement, Inc., an African American youth development organization as the CEO’s Project Manager. She’s a community advocate who is passionate about race equity and the effects of gentrification on African-Americans in the Portland metropolitan area.