Elizabeth serves as the Executive Director of the Florida Beverage Association where she oversees public policy initiatives, and works with local and state governments on issues impacting the Beverage Industry.
She previously worked as the Manager of State Government Affairs for the world’s 3rd largest petrochemical company, LyondellBasell, overseeing all legislative and regulatory strategy for the company’s portfolio in the United States. She ensured that business objectives were met through both direct advocacy and liaising with trade associations. In addition, she managed the Political Action Committee (PAC) and all grassroots activities for LyondellBasell.
Elizabeth worked for BP beginning in 2007, as the Director of the BP Civic Action Program, where she successfully launched a nationally recognized grassroots program. In 2008, she became the Director of BP Civic Affairs, overseeing both grassroots and PAC efforts. In 2010, she served as the Public Information Officer and Operational Liaison in the Joint Incident Command for MC252 (BP Oil Spill). In this role, she managed relationships and communications with key stakeholders at the local, county and state levels.
Elizabeth graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Northwest Missouri State University, as well as, a Master’s of Business Administration.