Liza serves as the Research & Data Analyst at Worksystems. She is responsible for institutional research and data reporting, as well as labor market, demographic, economic, and policy research.
Liza has a Ph.D. in Urban Studies with an emphasis on Public Policy and Urban Planning. She previously worked for the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies where she was the Director of Metropolitan Policy. At IMS, Liza specialized in public policy development and evaluation, community needs assessments, stakeholder involvement strategies, demographic analysis, and research. She was also the Editor-in-Chief of IMS’s magazine, Metroscape.
Liza enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her family.