Elizabeth began her career at The University of Scranton in 2013 as Conference & Events Coordinator in the Division of University Advancement. She recently joined the SBDC team as Program Coordinator. In this role, she coordinates logistics for training programs, including programming geared toward small business impacted by COVID-19, which is supported by SBA CARES Act funding.
As Conference & Events Coordinator, Elizabeth ensures event success by working closely with on- and off-campus groups on each stage of the experience from room setup to technology needs. She also recruits, hires, and trains a staff of student Event Assistants to ensure a superior customer experience. Elizabeth thrives on the end result of seeing guests happy and enjoying themselves at their events.
Prior to joining the University, Elizabeth worked in professional sports, where she was Marketing Manager at the Central Hockey League in Tempe, AZ and Director of Special Events & Group Fulfillment for the Arizona Sundogs, a CHL member club in Prescott Valley, AZ. In the former role, she worked with member teams to market themselves through licensing and merchandising and coordinated league-wide events from weekly governors’ meetings to the annual training conference. Her professional support of small businesses began with the Sundogs, as she promoted Northern Arizona establishments through the team’s events, corporate advertising, and ticketing.
Elected to The University of Scranton Staff Senate in 2018, Elizabeth is the co-chair of the Communications Committee and has also served on the Staff Development Committee. In addition to Staff Senate, she has been active on campus through the Center for Service and Social Justice by chaperoning a domestic service trip to Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA. Elizabeth has also been a member of University Advancement’s Internal Communications and Core Values Committees and is active in the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International. She earned her BA in Public Relations from Susquehanna University.
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