Liz teaches professional writing, management and leadership, as well as oversees IPD’s mentor program. She is also a mediator with the Omaha Concord Mediation Center where her primary interest is in resolving cultural conflicts; and she owns a consulting business in Nebraska and Iowa to advise non-profit organizations on development and strategic planning. Her previous professional experience includes nonprofit public/private capital improvements, corporate retail merchandising, international product development, and commercial real estate. She holds a Master of Science degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Creighton University Law School, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing from the University of Texas Arlington. Current community service interests include Westside Community Schools, Omaha Parks Foundation, Nebraska Mediation Association, Friendship Force International, and Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. In her free time she enjoys traveling, yoga, equestrian sports, mahjongg and trap shooting.