John and Lisa Harmon were both born
and raised in the Lafayette area. Lisa
graduated from Jeff High School in 1985.
Later she attended Purdue University
and graduated from IU with an elementary
education degree after getting
married. John attended Harrison High
School, graduated from Purdue with a
BSEE degree in 1988, and began a 20
year professional career with Delphi
Automotive in Kokomo. As the lead
controls engineer for the Ford Fusion
hybrid battery pack, John was able to
see the successful launch of production
before leaving the company in 2008.
From 1993 to 1998, John and Lisa managed
the startup and operation of a very
successful craft mall which featured the
work of more than 50 artisans. As their
family has grown, they have especially
enjoyed the challenge and responsibility
of raising their six beautiful children.
Several of the girls even have a desire
and talent for cleaning like their mother.