Liz is currently Outreach Director and faculty member of the National Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. The program focuses on stimulating Small Business Growth thru education, funding and support.
Liz's has built a strong network of relationships with city, county and national organizations. Creating these partnerships have supported small business owners in their growth, leading to building a strong business community and economy.
Her faculty role includes MODS in Leadership, Performance Management, Operations, Negotiations and Communications. Liz participated In Houston's Super Bowl LI "Play Book for Success”, providing training for potential vendors.
Liz is the former Executive Director of K9s4COPs a 501 (c )(3) non-profit. Liz launched this client project from a newspaper story in December 2009. She established the foundation infrastructure, branding, and guidelines to work with kennels and law enforcement agencies across the nation. In January 2014 K9s4COPs recognized for its national work participated in the Tournament of Rose Parade. K9s4COPs is now the largest foundation providing Law Enforcement Agencies with K9s trained and ready to serve and K9s4KIDs for schools and college campuses.
Liz is the owner of LLC- Strategies, a business consultancy firm with expertise in growth strategies and alignment for small businesses and non-profits. Prior to launching her firm in 2010, Liz worked with her late husband in Carreñogroup Public Relations firm specializing in public affairs and Hispanic Marketing.
Liz gained much of her global expertise from her 21 year career with Continental Airlines. She served in numerous leadership roles in operations, training, customer experience, development, Emergency Response and corporate initiatives across the globe. Liz serves on the board of several non-profits, community boards, and business organizations. standards of professionalism and ethics to the property management profession