Elizabeth Ring Zuckerberg is responsible for overseeing the human resources, marketing, information technology, financial management, and other operations of the Shriver Center. Before her arrival at the Shriver Center in April 2007, she served as vice president-operations at the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing, where she was a major architect in the transformation of NORBIC, a 30-year-old local industrial retention organization, into a regional alliance that helps lift people in Illinois out of poverty by creating and retaining the best paying jobs for women and minorities in underserved communities--manufacturing jobs.
She also served as NORBIC's director, Small Business Development Center, and director, International Trade Center. Her past experience includes preparing cost proposals and administering international health care programs for a global nonprofit health care organization, and market research and industry surveyor for an international management consulting company. She also served as a White House Fellow, responsible for international economic and trade research. She has an M.B.A. in international management from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, and a B.A. in international relations and economics from Wellesley College.