Liz is the Vice President of City Solutions, and is also responsible for overseeing the Global Delivery, Operations and Research functions within the City Solutions Team. Prior to joining 100 Resilient Cities, Liz spent 16 years as a public finance banker working with U.S. cities, municipal and state agencies and 501(c)3s to develop and execute financing strategies to fund their infrastructure needs. Her transaction experience includes the financing of roads, water and sewer, solid waste, not-for-profit hospitals, 501c3s, and the development of pension financing solutions. Most recently, she co-led the Public Power and Utilities Team at Barclays where she and her team won the 2010 Bond Buyer Deal of the Year and Far West Deal of the Year for their innovation in financing the 200 MW Milford Wind Corridor Project for the Southern California Public Power Authority and its members – Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Burbank Water & Power and Pasadena Water & Power. Liz was also jointly responsible for leading the pension and post-employment benefits practice at Barclays and Lehman Brothers.
Liz received a Bachelor’s of Arts in International Relations and German from the University of Pennsylvania.