Lisa Simon

President, MFT Interests, GP, LLC

Lisa Morris Simon is President of MFT Interests, GP, LLC, a family-owned, commercial real estate investment business.  Former chairman of the Board for Southern National Bank, Lisa Simonhas spearheaded the vision, planning and construction projects of the Southern National Bank headquarters building, Southern National Office Building, and the institution’s branches in Uptown Houston and Katy, Texas.

A graduate of Houston Baptist University and a former freelance photographer, Lisa has successfully chaired numerous fundraising events for organizations, including Fort Bend Partnership for Youth, Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research, Houston Baptist University and the American Cancer Society Fort Bend. She currently serves on the Boards of Memorial Hermann Foundation, Houston Baptist University, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Board in Lynchburg, Virginia, The Museum of Southern History, The Oldham Little Church Foundation, and has served as President of the Rivercrest Civic Association for the last four years. She also has served on many other civic and charitable organizations.  Lisa was appointed to the Uptown Houston TIRZ Board of Directors in 2002.