Board of Directors
As the Director of Emerging Business Inclusion for Ryan Companies, Elizabeth works to increase the number of minority and women-owned subcontractors and suppliers working on Ryan projects. She works closely with project managers to increase access to bid opportunities, provide cash flow mechanisms, and train, develop and mentor women and people of color interested in working in construction. Elizabeth excels at creating an environment where all parties can share different points-of-view with respect, resulting in clear expectations and successful results. She was named Advocate of the Year by the National Association of Minority Contractors in 2005, 2006 and 2008, and was recently recognized by the Saint Paul Foundation with a “Facing Race Award” for her life-long commitment to reducing racial disparities.