Lisa Halili

Lisa Halili

Board Member

Lisa Halili is an entrepreneur with a passion for creativity of the secret of the world of oysters. She has been an hands on deckhand on an oyster /shrimp boat in a business created with her first mate Johnny later in life grew a business, from one boat the devotion to creating  the one of the largest fresh Gulf oyster Business. The wife husband team ambitious became the entrepreneur creativity Prestige Oyster the passion of the love saltwater. They had a second mate their youngest son Raz and together this family team has used these abilities in her family’s business, to continue into High Pressure Process of treatment for pathogens to remove from the oyster, and the family acquired a 100-year-old name business Hillman Shrimp and Oyster. Where they now continue the Hillman Brand IQF oysters, being one of the largest in Texas and Louisiana in giving back more than 20K of limestone in oyster reef building, recycling 100 % of all oyster shells. 

Lisa os a hands-on person loves the creation of the nature, the smell of the trees. earth and amazing sounds of oceans waves is the most peaceful heavenly pass time to enjoy.

Lisa is the founder of the San Leon Oyster Fest and her goal is to build a noncommercial oyster reef to help her longtime friend Kevin Black whom she met through Jim Olive; her dream is to create the reef named it Rett Reef to make awareness to Rett syndrome.

Lisa lost her older son died of a massive heart attack the loss of a child I’d lifelong pain you keep I’m your heart. Lisa has been fighting breast cancer since 2017 although she was speared at 90% tumor, which was growing into cancer. Lisa with a double mastectomy and 6 corrective surgery she has mastered very strong combat. Only with the love and support of her husband Johnny and son Raz’s daughter heather and huge family friends she’s rolling strong.

Lisa as battles the fight over Galveston Bay with a backroom shady illegal lease, that she took on with one man. Tracy Woody, he tried to steal the heart of Galveston Bay unfortunately this battle is still on going and will most likely end back to the Texas Supreme Court. Why because the person she fighting Jeri’s Seafood Tracy Woody has more money than common sense. 

Lisa also took on the big Chemical Company Clean Harbors she was  named  the Erin Brockvich of San Leon and even though we got a partial win, but unfortunately with the town small the folks that once took interest to fight are now in their late 80’ and did not have the ability to fight and with Covid-19 and the latest way of seeing the court in ZOOM it was not the best way to have a hearing and unfortunately, Clean Harbors continue killing Dickinson bayou.  

Lisa and her husband Johnny Raz took on during the pandemic opening a restaurant Pier 6 Seafood with the tide to table fresh Gulf Seafood PIER 6 Seafood has given folks what they long waited for great seafood tropical frozen drinks the view of the bay alongside the Houston Ship Channel.

Lisa shares her life with his husband Johnny and 8 grandkids and her baby Mia a short hair British tabby cat that rules the house. Her passion is just to be outside the nicest thing in life is the great outdoors. why because nature doses do not talk back…

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