Elizabeth has 15 years of leadership experience in communications at Fortune 500 companies, specializing in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement.
Elizabeth spent more than 10 years in Ohio working for GE where she developed a keen interest in and a passion for public education. For nearly seven years, she managed a $25.3 million education grant between the GE Foundation, Cincinnati Public Schools and GE’s aviation business, which aimed at ensuring that all students graduate ready for college with the math and science skills and knowledge to succeed.
While at GE, she also crafted and executed a marketing and communications plan for helicopter engine product lines and drove internal and external communications across 18 global manufacturing sites with an employee base of 7,000 across the global supply chain division.
Other career highlights include leading global sustainability communications for Kimberly-Clark Corporation – the makers of Huggies and Kleenex brands – and social impact programs focused on improving access to water, hygiene and sanitation throughout countries in need.
A Dallas native, she started her own communications consultancy with the goal of serving nonprofits and other companies with their communications needs. Her clients included Dallas-area Habitat for Humanity and a global travel tech business.
Elizabeth holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Texas and a master’s in public administration from Northern Kentucky University. She is a graduate of Grand Prairie ISD, where English teachers throughout her schooling encouraged her to read, think critically and discuss topics that shaped the world.
Elizabeth loves reading and listening to podcasts, salsa dancing, trying new restaurants and spending time with her husband and young daughter.