Manager of Communications, Research & Education
Lispeth Tibbits-Nutt is the Manager of Communications, Research and Education for 128 Business Council. In this role, Lispeth develops and executes major data-collection projects, both to analyze currently-provided services and to analyze broader regional transportation needs and opportunities.
She also develops educational modules for staff, member organizations, and the public; oversees all public-facing communications and design across multiple communication channels; and project manages many of 128 Business Council’s consulting projects.
Lispeth joined 128 Business Council out of academia, where she pursued a PhD in medieval Arabic-language intellectual history, taught first-year Arabic, and worked in residential life, including work in advocacy and coalition-building. Her time in academia also included pedagogical coursework and research which directly informs her methods of educating transportation stakeholders at all levels.
Prior to her time in higher learning, Lispeth worked at a hedge fund and taught high school mathematics. She is a graduate of Princeton University (AB) and Harvard University (MTS, MA, PhD ABD).