Our Team

The LeCroy & Milligan Associates’ team includes evaluators, research assistants, computer specialists, quality assurance and training specialists, and data entry specialists. The team members have professional backgrounds in psychology, social work, public health, juvenile justice, education, public administration, family studies, and management information systems. Using experienced staff who specialize in various functions and possess a wide range of knowledge in human services allows us to design and implement research studies, evaluations, and training with a high degree of quality.

Various team members have knowledge and experience that includes program development, program implementation, strategic planning, and program research and evaluation. This enables us to understand the theoretical and practical issues involved in human services and to conduct objective research based on sound methodology grounded in the real world of practice. Moreover, our work is not dependent on one person, but rather involves an entire team, which provides clients with additional assurance that our work will be completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Select a Team Member on the left to view their bio.

Michel Lahti, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
michel.lahti@lecroymilligan.com

Michel Lahti has an extensive background in program evaluation including over 15 years of experience working with local, regional and state non-profit and public agencies. He has overseen the implementation of various types of evaluation activities including randomized trials, survey projects using both quantitative and qualitative methods, quasi-experimental designs to measure program outcomes, and numerous types of needs assessments to inform community groups and or state level policy making bodies. Dr. Lahti’s data analysis skills include both parametric and nonparametric methods, survival analysis, propensity scoring and qualitative data analysis using both emergent and defined approaches to coding.

Dr. Lahti also has experience in facilitating research partnerships that bring together program leaders, clients and researchers in order to learn from each other how best to improve program outcomes. He has developed reports and presentations from these partnerships that have influenced state policies in the areas of child welfare, education and early care and education programming. Dr. Lahti’s work has focused on human services and education programs and includes designing and developing performance measurement systems for state level and local agencies. He has consulted extensively with agencies on the design, selection and implementation of performance measurement and management systems that result in more effective program monitoring and evaluation. His leadership and management experience includes work in state government as well as in higher education.

Michel enjoys hiking, playing golf and for many years has studied the martial arts most recently Tai Chi.  He lives in Tucson with his lovely wife Navneet and they are proud of their five children who live in various parts of the country.    

Our Team

The LeCroy & Milligan Associates’ team includes evaluators, research assistants, computer specialists, quality assurance and training specialists, and data entry specialists. The team members have professional backgrounds in psychology, social work, public health, juvenile justice, education, public administration, family studies, and management information systems. Using experienced staff who specialize in various functions and possess a wide range of knowledge in human services allows us to design and implement research studies, evaluations, and training with a high degree of quality.

Various team members have knowledge and experience that includes program development, program implementation, strategic planning, and program research and evaluation. This enables us to understand the theoretical and practical issues involved in human services and to conduct objective research based on sound methodology grounded in the real world of practice. Moreover, our work is not dependent on one person, but rather involves an entire team, which provides clients with additional assurance that our work will be completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Select a Team Member on the left to view their bio.

Michel Lahti, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
michel.lahti@lecroymilligan.com

Michel Lahti has an extensive background in program evaluation including over 15 years of experience working with local, regional and state non-profit and public agencies. He has overseen the implementation of various types of evaluation activities including randomized trials, survey projects using both quantitative and qualitative methods, quasi-experimental designs to measure program outcomes, and numerous types of needs assessments to inform community groups and or state level policy making bodies. Dr. Lahti’s data analysis skills include both parametric and nonparametric methods, survival analysis, propensity scoring and qualitative data analysis using both emergent and defined approaches to coding.

Dr. Lahti also has experience in facilitating research partnerships that bring together program leaders, clients and researchers in order to learn from each other how best to improve program outcomes. He has developed reports and presentations from these partnerships that have influenced state policies in the areas of child welfare, education and early care and education programming. Dr. Lahti’s work has focused on human services and education programs and includes designing and developing performance measurement systems for state level and local agencies. He has consulted extensively with agencies on the design, selection and implementation of performance measurement and management systems that result in more effective program monitoring and evaluation. His leadership and management experience includes work in state government as well as in higher education.

Michel enjoys hiking, playing golf and for many years has studied the martial arts most recently Tai Chi.  He lives in Tucson with his lovely wife Navneet and they are proud of their five children who live in various parts of the country.