Lisa Giacalone-Burns, Owner and CFO

Lisa Giacalone-Burns, also a native of the Bay Area, graduated from Gilroy High in 1985, attended UC Santa Barbara for 2 years and then went on to graduate from San Jose State University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. After working for Ernst & Young for 2 years as an auditor, Lisa began her career as the CFO for Giacalone Electrical Services, a company who specialized in the installation of joint trench utilities throughout Northern and Central California. In 1995, Lisa became one of the co founders of Giacalone Design Services, Inc. and eventually became a co-owner in 1999. Lisa has worked in the financial, operating and administrative areas of both the design and construction industries for over 22 years. Today, along with her brother Paul, she continues to be responsible for the daily and financial operations of Giacalone Design Services.