Lisa Miller is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Washington Publishing Company (WPC), a Maryland-based firm. Lisa joined WPC in 1999 as Director of Information Technology. She serves as co-chair of the American National Standards Institute, Accredited Standards Committee X12N, Task Group 3, Work Group 4, Object Oriented Modeling and XML Liaison and has over 10 years experience in the IT industry. Before joining WPC, Lisa co-founded one of the first ISPís in the State of Maryland in 1995 and developed medical applications in both public and private health care sectors including the Department of Defense TRICARE. She began her professional career in the field of nursing, specializing in the areas of critical and emergency services. She attended Bloomsburg State College and graduated from St. Joseph's School of Nursing in 1983, Summa Cum Laude.