Business-Minded, Community Focused
Since moving to Greenville in 1999, Liz’s career has been centered on giving back to the community she loves.
In 2013, Liz came to Furman University as the Executive Director of Corporate Engagement and currently serves as Chief of Staff and Liaison to the Board of Trustees.
She has held leadership roles with the American Red Cross, Hands on Greenville, and Meals on Wheels and served on boards of countless local organizations: The Community Foundation of Greenville, the SC Technology and Aviation Center, the Greenville Chamber, Greenville Forward, the Junior League of Greenville, VisitGreenvilleSC, the Upstate SC Alliance, the Leadership Greenville Alumni Association, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority, Community Works Carolina, and more.
A Legacy of Making District 24 Proud
Liz was first elected in 2008 to represent Greenville County Council District 24. There is a reason she continues to be re-elected time and again to serve.
During her tenure, Liz has played a major role in many of Greenville County’s most notable accomplishments.
In 2019, County Council passed the 2020-2021 biennium budget with a focus on public safety, increased funding for Greenlink and affordable housing, without an increase in local sales tax.
In 2019, Greenville County announced capital investment of $401.8 million and 2,178 new high-paying jobs.
The Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail, used by more than 500,000 people each year, has had a $6.7 million economic impact in the community.
In 2019, Greenville County Recreation sports tourism exceeded $23 million with 81 tournaments and 43 races and events.
In 2019, Greenville County Animal Care officially became a no-kill shelter.
After a year of presentations and public meetings, County Council adopted the “Plan Greenville County” comprehensive plan (see the entire report here).