Lisa LeBeau Obear

Managing Director


Lisa LeBeau Obear has spent the past decade exploring the relationships between people, their utilities, and energy efficiency. A natural problem-solver and harmony-seeker, Lisa excels at working with program stakeholders to design research, identify solutions, and put the puzzle pieces together. She is most at home when using research to spark discussions and facilitate decision-making. Her background in sociology has given her an eye for designing robust quantitative research and insightful qualitative research, and her years designing and implementing evaluations for utilities across the country has given her real-life context and experience. At ILLUME, Lisa is leading process, impact, and market evaluations for numerous utilities, across residential and commercial customer sectors.

Lisa is located in Madison, WI.

Related Resources

Energy Efficiency Deserts

Lisa Obear presents findings from her research with Liz Kelley and Amanda Maass exploring energy efficiency deserts in Metro Atlanta.