Lisa Naftzger-Kang  has served in a variety of roles including flight nurse, medical readiness officer, flight instructor, chief, standardization and evaluation, squadron chief nurse, squadron commander, chief of the medical division for 22nd Air Force and as the mobilization assistant to the assistant general for medical force development and nursing services. Lisa was promoted to Brigadier General on July 1, 2013. In her civilian life, Lisa is a certified family nurse practitioner and works in the Department of Surgery at a major hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Lisa earned her B.S.N. degree at Iowa Wesleyan in 1983 with magna cum laude status.