J.D., University of Oregon
B.A. Politics, Princeton University
Maggie is a co-founder of ABMJ Consulting. She works with the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management as a Planning and Environmental Specialist.
Maggie provides mediation, facilitation, and training for public and private sector clients. She served on the Oregon Federal Executive Board's Shared Neutrals/Alternative Dispute Resolution program for six years. She has delivered workplace mediations as well as small community court mediations. She also works with the Sports Conflict Institute -- a Eugene, OR based non-profit -- to help collegiate and professional teams understand, prevent, and resolve conflict.
Maggie's areas of expertise also include general program and project management and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis. Maggie has provided extensive National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, created NEPA and land use planning policies and provided general program overview and management.
Ph.D. Economics, Harvard University
B.A. Economics and History, University of Oregon
Bryce Ward is the co-founder of ABMJ Consulting and an economist at the University of Montana. He has a PhD in economics from Harvard University and BAs in economics and history from the University of Oregon. He has expertise in urban and regional economics, labor economics, health economics, public finance, social economics, real estate economics, environmental and natural resource economics, and statistics/econometrics.
He taught classes at Harvard University, Lewis and Clark College, the University of Oregon, and Portland State University. He has published dozens of scholarly articles and economic reports, and he has provided expert testimony in dozens of court cases and legislative proceedings. His research has been featured in places like the New York Times, the Associated Press, PBS NewsHour, NPR, and ProPublica.