Founder & President, Elizabeth Rose Consulting, LLC
Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Joe Torre, Allan Houston, Leonardo DiCaprio and Mikhail Gorbachev are just some of the celebs who have turned to Liz's boutique firm to produce their charities' galas.
Liz founded Elizabeth Rose Consulting, LLC in 2003 with the vision of utilizing nearly two decades of professional event planning experience, fundraising expertise, staff management and corporate savvy to make a positive impact on non-profit organizations. Her goal is to offer services that are geared towards rejuvenating fundraising efforts for local non-profits; bringing them to the next level.
Liz’s non-profit experience started in her church as a young girl, where she worked side by side with her parents to implement and run various community outreaches. As an adult, Liz spent over 13½ years at a Real Estate Investment firm as VP Corporate Events, where she was tasked in developing a successful charitable foundation from the ground up giving her a strong understanding of the various growth stages non-profit experience and ultimately solidified her more focused career path.
Her multi-tasking skills came in handy as she oversaw nearly 70 events a year (domestically and overseas), while simultaneously launching a new corporate foundation. During the first three years the foundation realized a 200% increase in funding under her direction, and was internationally recognized with an Esprit Award as “Best Non-Profit Event;” the highest level award bestowed by the International Special Events Society.
Dedicated to taking a “holistic” approach when working with her clients, Liz believes that customization is the key; that all are not the same and should not be treated as such. She manages a team with a varied skill set that allows ERC to provide a wide-range of services, with a focus on solution oriented thinking and achieving maximum results. Her most recent achievement included managing fundraising and event coordination efforts on behalf of a family foundation; helping them successfully raise $1.6 million for a pediatric cancer, while assisting them with a major branding redesign.
As an industry leader, her work has been featured on NBC, FOX, NY Post, Hamptons Magazine, Special Events Magazine, BizBash, Agenda and more. She is a Past President of an international non-profit organization , and she has been a featured speaker at a variety of conferences on non-profit and event management topics.
She is a proud member of Association of Fundraising Professionals and International Special Events Society and has held memberships with many local and international associations. She is a CMP (Certified Meeting Planner) and CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional). Liz holds a degree in Business Management and has a background in the Arts.