Lisa Riordan first visited Captiva more than 40 years ago and has been a Captiva resident since 2012. After vacationing on Captiva several years, she and her husband David Mintz increased their time here after retirement.
A New York native, Lisa worked in the communications industry before beginning her 25-year career in labor representation. She directed and managed the New York staff for a major international labor union and negotiated and administered collective bargaining agreements with large public and private sector employers and municipalities including Verizon, the City of New York, and the State of New Jersey, as well as dozens of smaller employers and municipalities. Also, prior to moving to Captiva Lisa served as an elected member of the school board in her community.
Since her retirement, Lisa has devoted her time to the Captiva island community. In 2013, she joined the board of her homeowner’s association and has been president for the last eight years. In 2015, she joined the Captiva Memorial Library Board of Trustees and was president for four years. That same year she became a member of the Captiva Civic Association Board of Governors and has served as treasurer, vice president, and president. She is currently president of the Captiva Civic Association Foundation Board of Governors, the fundraising vehicle of the Civic Association.
In 2020, Lisa was selected to serve on the Charitable Foundation of the Islands’ Board of Directors, where she is currently the secretary. Lisa has two adult daughters and six grandchildren. When she is not busy with her community activities, Lisa enjoys spending time boating, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.