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About Peak Strategies

Committed to Excellence

Lezlee Ware, Ph.D.,  is the owner of Peak Strategies Consulting, LLC. 

She is an Experimental Social Psychologist, data analyst, program evaluator, and strategic consultant. She provides support for public  agencies and a wide range of nonprofits. She has championed substance abuse prevention, environmental advocacy, public education, behavioral health access and advocacy, nutrition and health literacy, community gardens and local food networks, primary care pipelines, health care access, affordable housing, nursing education, community outreach, safety, diversity, leadership development, youth and elder support. 

Professional Experience 
Lezlee previously worked at Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs where she supported numerous federal, state, and locally funded programs, coalitions, and nonprofits. Her work has been published in psychology and law, nursing education, and in public education journals, as well as state and federal level program reports. She has provided guidance and support for established and starting nonprofits in multiple states to ensure strong foundations and member and community buy in. In addition to teaching psychology and statistics at Ohio University, North Idaho College, and Lane Community College, she provides data analysis and survey consultation for individuals (master's and doctorate level) and organizations. Lezlee has written more than thirty grants and provided grant consulting for many organizations. She is a huge proponent for strong communities, and has volunteered in various capacities throughout her lifetime.

On a Personal Note
Lezlee is originally from Sandpoint, Idaho and now lives in Eugene, Oregon. She understands the value of hard work and has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships throughout her academic career. As a parent, she is dedicated to teaching her children the importance of community, and you may have seen her with her family volunteering to make their corner of the world a better place. She also enjoys being outdoors as well as creating and sharing her art.
In Her Own Words: Efficient and Determined
I love seeing good work make a difference. I value the time it takes to get people to the table, and I never want to see that time wasted. I like things to be efficient and I want everyone to leave a meeting feeling like they invested their time wisely. I am determined to get the job done and goals achieved, while making sure that each person has a voice and enjoys being part of the process.   

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