Lisa Horn


Lisa Horn has over 20 years of professional experience providing non-profits, academia, and government agencies high-quality research and evaluation services. After many years working in survey research at Cornell University gathering, analyzing and reporting data, Lisa set off on her own to provide consulting services to the Tompkins County, NY community. In 2009, Lisa became a founding member of Finch Network LLC, a community development consulting firm. At Finch, Lisa was lead investigator on several high impact projects throughout the northeast. In 2012, with a desire to return to an exclusive focus on research and evaluation, Lisa founded Horn Research LLC. Lisa has expertise in the full scope of research and evaluation activities including project management, outcome modeling, methodology design, data collection, data analysis, data management and report writing. She has wide experience in identifying and analyzing secondary data sources, as well as developing and implementing processes for gathering primary data. Her skills include organizing public input through a variety of methodologies including surveys, focus groups, round tables, and interviews. Lisa is adept at gathering, analyzing and synthesizing large data sets and providing comprehensive, understandable reports. Lisa holds a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY-Utica and a graduate degree from Cornell University. Horn Research is dedicated to assisting non-profit organizations, funders, and government agencies with improving their performance by conducting exemplary program evaluations, needs assessments and research services. We accomplish this by offering high-quality outcome modeling, customized evaluation and assessment methodologies, and qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. Horn Research firmly believes in the power of information and engages in statistically rigorous research activities to generate evidence-based recommendations and feedback. Horn Research believes that the best projects are those where all community members are engaged in the process and are partners in charting the course for change. We strive to accurately reflect the communities we serve by being inclusive of age, creed, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender expression, sex, immigration or citizenship status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.

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