With over 30 years of nonprofit leadership and consulting experience, Liz specializes in leading, improving and restructuring programs serving at risk populations. During several eras of major economic and cultural changes, Liz has focused on agency stabilization and viability through an emphasis on diversifying funding streams, restructuring programs and services, creating internal efficiencies, and establishing new partnership relationships. As a trained accreditor with the Council on Accreditation, Liz created and improved quality assurance processes within the organizations she served, designed to ensure service efficacy and continuity as well as enhanced community profile. Liz served as Associate Director of Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center from 1988 to 2004, served nine years as Executive Director of Smithwright Services, and was the Chief Executive Officer of Residence XII from 2015-2019. Liz has a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from The Professional School of Psychology.