Lyssa has spent over 20 years in higher education, both on college campuses and with nonprofit organizations helping individuals get to (and through) school and on toward their personal, professional and financial dreams. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics Education and Computer Science from Rocky Mountain College, her M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and her Ph.D. in Sociology from Washington State University. And she is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®).