Liz Mairs

Associate Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Liz works on initiatives related to annual giving and manages the Dean’s Council, the PennDesign Alumni Association, and volunteer activities on a national and regional level.

Prior to joining PennDesign, Liz managed fundraising events and volunteer relations with Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC). From 2006 - 2015, Liz worked at WXPN on the member services team, managing staffing, day-to-day operations, stewardship, cultivation and retention of the station’s 30,000 donors. She also led the annual on-air drives to support the station’s $6 million revenue goal and grew sustaining members from 30-80% during her time. 

Liz has a BA in American Studies from Temple University and a Master of Science in Education from Penn.