Lisa has twelve years of experience working with local and state governments and non-profit organizations as researcher, program evaluator, and performance auditor. Her education and experience allow her to effectively spot challenges faced by public organizations. She enjoys diving into unfamiliar territory, grasping complex situations within a short timeframe, and then applying best practice. Her creativity, strategic approach, and objectivity are behind her ability to derive useful themes out of large amounts of information. She enjoys supporting government and nonprofit employees.
Lisa has a Master of Public Administration degree from the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. She has worked for the state legislatures in both Washington and Wyoming providing research and analysis to legislators and other public officials. Lisa has worked in a wide variety of policy areas including education, child care, corrections, health care, and services to people with developmental disabilities.
Lisa specializes in giving leaders objective information so they may make informed policy decisions and improve program performance. She is skilled in both quantitative and qualitative research, and is able to both interview and survey stakeholders and to analyze complex data sets. She excels at conducting leading practices and peer review analysis.