Lisa is recognized for her work as an author, literary consultant and motivational speaker. She is a regular guest on regional and national television and radio programs and the subject of numerous print articles, Lisa travels extensively, promoting HPI and using the Milo books to expose children to positive values. Lisa Umina has created a show using over 11 different voices for the characters, along with sound effects. She is known for the unique impersonations of well-known character voices; the munchkins from the Wizard of Oz, ET, Sid from Ice Age and many more. Although, Lisa enjoyed being a stand-up comedian, she realized her next step was to pursue yet another pressing passion, to help authors find their voice in the publishing world.