Downtown Denizen - Lisa Borba

Lisa Borba
People Ops Manager
Downtown Project

 
What's something about you that most people don’t know?
Being high on the introversion spectrum, there's a lot.  Answering these questions is a personal "step out of my comfort zone" challenge.
 
What was your favorite subject in school?
Political Science
 
If you had to choose just one place to vacation every year for the rest of your life, where would it be?
Capri, Italy. The sea, the landscape, the people, those lemons!
 
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Raising two independent, kind, and well-traveled daughters
 
If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
Kindergarten – the age of curiosity and innocence at it's best
 
What are some of the different jobs that you have had in your life?
Napa Valley wine train server, race and sports book writer (aka bet-taker), real estate broker, HR manager, mom. 
 
Do you have a favorite quote or saying that inspires you?  
"Be intelligent, but know it is better to be kind than smart." -Bryant McGill
 
If you could try out any job for a day, what would it be?
Astronaut in orbit. 
 
If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be?  
You only get one shot at this life, open your eyes wide and experience it.
 
What is your favorite downtown venue?
The Dome at Container Park.