Liz joined Gard in 2010, after previously working as a political and nonprofit consultant. She leads and manages the firm, and personally specializes in strategy, crisis management and public affairs.
A former professional ballet dancer, Liz danced in Seattle and Portland before trading pointe shoes for pumps. Currently she serves on the board of the Portland Business Alliance. She has served on the board of the Portland State University Foundation and is a past board chair of p:ear, a non-profit that works with homeless youth.