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Liz Jellema

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Liz Jellema

Liz oversees CFA’s operations, culture, values, talent, marketing and communications, and financial performance.

Liz joined CFA from the University of Chicago where she served as Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives for the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at the Booth School of Business. Prior to joining the Booth School, Jellema served as vice president of engagement for CityBase, director of research at World Business Chicago, and as a consultant at AECOM Economics. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, real estate and land economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a master’s degree in urban planning at the University of Michigan, and a certificate of civic leadership at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

Liz enjoys translating strategy to operations to grow CFA’s portfolio of mission-driven clients and position CFA to continue along its trajectory from start-up to a nonprofit consulting powerhouse.