President, Skumatz Economic Research Associates
Lisa Skumatz is President of Skumatz Economic Research Associates (SERA), a consulting firm with a nationwide client base. Lisa is an economist with 40 years in in-depth solid waste program and policy planning and evaluation research for cities, counties, and states. Lisa is known for her quantitative analysis expertise and she focuses on research that helps inform program decision-making by communities, states, and haulers. She is best known for her work in PAYT, Integrated / comprehensive / ZW plans, outreach, food / organics, Triple Bottom Line, program cost-effectiveness, and measurement / metrics. Lisa has won two nationwide lifetime achievement awards for her work in Solid Waste.