about us

Meet the women behind the ministry

Lisa Martinez, founder & executive director

Lisa has spent much of her life as a teacher and missionary. She has an MA in Pastoral Theology from The Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, England. Her master’s dissertation was on St. John Paul II and his writings on the vocation and dignity of women. He has been the singular inspiration for the greenhouse for women and its guiding light.

Valerie Pokorny, trustee

Valerie is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville (’06) and has been involved in various programs that celebrate and promote the feminine genius. She blogs at WhoGoesHerWay.com and lives with her husband, children and dog in San Antonio.

Elizabeth Corrales, trustee

Elizabeth is executive secretary at the law firm Atkins, Hollmann, Jones, Peacock, Lewis & Lyon, Inc., in Texas where she has been employed for 20+ years. She has raised two children and has six grandchildren. She enjoys running, watching Westerns and spending time with her grandkids.