Liz is a seasoned data sales veteran with 30+ years of experience with large data companies. She joined Data Axle in 2014 to lead in building a stronger participant membership roster for Apogee and she wholeheartedly appreciates the amazing data scientists, the data build team and leadership for this dynamic database. Liz’s long tenure in the nonprofit sector began with Target Analytics/Blackbaud as National Sales Manager (2005-2011) for its cooperative database and donorCentrics reporting, followed by three years with the Moore DM Group in business development for Barton Cotton (2011-2013).
Prior to fundraising she was Senior Account Manager at PerformanceData/TransUnion working with many national retailers and a portfolio of database installs (1996-2001) and before TU she worked at Polk Direct/RL Polk (1990-1995) in marketing and data sales concentrating in the after automobile industry. Always willing to take a challenge and ever the eternal optimist, Liz enjoys her growing roster of nonprofit clients, agencies and brokers. She resides and works in Clifton VA along with her husband, fundraising writer Sam Ackerman. Extremely proud mother of four fantastic young adults along with their totally obnoxious but loveable shelter dog, Ozzie Colbert.