Lisa Pierce founded Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) in 1998. She now serves as executive director and is responsible for overseeing all organizational activities, managing the organization’s three work sites and serving as ARM’s official spokesperson.
Originally from Daytona Beach, Fla., Pierce graduated from Auburn University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s degree in animal science. She served as the director of the Wesley Foundation at the University of West Alabama in 1996 before founding ARM. Pierce is also a member of the National Guard and has spent a year serving in Iraq.