Cake artist who won the fourth season of the TLC pastry contest Next Great Baker alongside her baking partner Al Watson. She is the owner of the St. Louis-based pastry shop Made. by Lia.
She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Fontbonne University. She was a baking and pastry instructor at St. Louis Community College.
She has been a baking ambassador for AB Mauri North America.
She married Max Holter in 2015.
She became a culinary celebrity on Next Great Baker, hosted by Buddy Valastro.