Lisa Sturtevant, PHD
Lisa Sturtevant, PhD, is President and founder of LSA. Dr. Sturtevant has been involved in research and analysis on local economic, demographic and housing market conditions and local housing solutions for more than 15 years. As president of LSA, she leads housing studies and planning projects for local communities through the country. In addition, she conducts empirical research on housing, demographic and economic development-related topics. She is a nationally-recognized expert on local housing issues, and speaks frequently to housing and other groups throughout the country.
Lisa served as Vice President for Research for the National Housing Conference (NHC) between 2013 and 2016 where she oversaw the organization’s research and local outreach. Prior to NHC, Lisa served as Deputy Director of the Center for Regional Analysis and Associate Research Professor at the George Mason University School of Public Policy. She worked from 2000 to 2005 in the Arlington County, Virginia Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development.
Lisa completed her PhD in public policy from George Mason University in May 2006. She received her master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland and a BS in mathematical economics from Wake Forest University.