SPEAKER

Elizabeth Demetrioui

National Program Director, Economic Development
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Washington, DC

Elizabeth oversees LISC’s economic development initiatives, delivering a comprehensive package of grants, technical assistance and capital. This supports job creation, business expansion and the development of healthy, desirable communities that attract private investment, entrepreneurship and economic growth. A member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, she has a Masters of Urban Planning and more than a decade’s experience working on economic development, commercial revitalization and workforce development in the non-profit and government sectors. An industrial advocate at heart, Elizabeth is on the board of the Urban Manufacturing Alliance and enjoys sampling locally made coffee, chocolates and spirits made in the communities where she works.