Lisa Mandel is best known for her work on the Broadway stage and has performed at most of North America’s most Historical and popular venues in Tony Award Winning Shows. Her fan following of the character she created for CBS’, ATWT, Hilda Schmidt, is loyal and still awaiting her (Hilda’s) return. A native of Las Vegas, Lisa is a charter member of the National Award winning youth theatre, The Rainbow Company and recently made her professional debut in her hometown as Kate Jerome in Neil Simon’s, Brighton Beach Memoirs at the Nevada Conservatory Theatre. Lisa holds a BSBA in Marketing from the University of Arizona, certifications in wine levels I & II (Int’l Sommelier Guild) and maintains instructor status at the New York Film Academy. Pageant followers might recall her representing Nevada at The America’s Junior Miss Program (Bruce Jenner, host) as well as her featured performance as, Miss Arizona (MOA-Gary Collins & Mary Ann Mobley, hosts).