Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, Liska's career began as a Certified Public Accountant. She then taught undergraduate accounting at Florida State University while obtaining her Masters degree. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Liska spent 16 years with BankBoston, twelve years of which was spent at their corporate commercial real estate lending group in Boston and Atlanta. She relocated to Boca Raton in 1996 as Vice President and Senior Lender for BankBoston's Private Bank.
Liska obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Florida State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Florida Institute of C.P.A.'s.
Liska is a member of the Corporate Advocates Committee of the Boca Raton Community Hospital, the United Way Planned Giving Committee, and the Junior League of Boca Raton. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Mae Volen Senior Center and the Boca Raton Literary Society.