Matthew Shepherd, Ph.D.
President + CEO, Midwest Research and Evaluation, LLC.
Dr. Shepherd has more than 20 years of experience in program design and implementation, applied research, program evaluation, policy analysis, and the provision of evaluation-based technical assistance. His “real world” evaluation and programmatic work has helped funders, decision makers, program staff, and stakeholders understand how complex systems work and how they can be improved. Dr. Shepherd has expertise in implementation science, evidence-based practices, providing technical assistance, and working with highly complex multi-level, multi-site projects. Dr. Shepherd also has years of policy and programmatic experience working with Federal and state agencies, state and local governments, and the U.S. Senate.