Senior Advisor, Executive Search
Liz brings to Koya nearly 30 years of experience in financial management, organizational consulting, and executive search. With an established track record of serving clients in higher education, Liz is a trusted confidante and advisor to Presidents, Provosts and Boards.
Prior to Koya, Liz was a founding principal and leader at Brill Neumann Associates for 14 years. Most recently, Liz was Partner at Neumann Executive Search Partners; she joined Koya upon the merger of the two firms.
Liz has led searches for Brown University, Northeastern University, Ohio University, Emory University, Yale University, Wayne State University, Cornell University and Ithaca College, among others. She often focuses in areas of business, budget, finance and administration, human resources, information technology, and strategy for higher education, medical and research organizations.
Earlier in her career, Liz held financial management positions at National Amusements Inc., Laventhal and Horvath, and in entertainment, real estate and nonprofit organizations. She also worked for Auerbach Associates, a national executive search firm.
Liz has been a conflict resolution / management consultant for churches in Massachusetts and a volunteer for the South Shore Hospice. She currently serves on the board of the Brookfield Institute, an organization committed to cultivating and harvesting peace.
Liz holds a B.A. from Boston University and an A.A. from Green Mountain College.