Elizabeth Storer is the President and CEO of the George B. Storer Foundation, a foundation established in 1955 by her grandfather, a pioneer in radio and television broadcasting. She led the Foundation through a process that has engaged two new generations, restructured its governance, revamped its investment policy, hired its first staff, adopted a strategic plan, and availed itself of family counseling. The Foundation has a corpus of $78M and makes grants in the areas of Wyoming Landscapes and Communities, Early Education and Conservation Economics. Prior to working for the Foundation, Liz ran her own communications and marketing consulting business with an emphasis on natural resource matters in the western United States. She has served on the boards of several public policy, education, and conservation organizations. Storer holds B.A. and M.F.A. degrees from the Cinema School at the University of Southern California.

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So Far So Fast – a Family Foundation Finds Its Focus

Posted on March 13, 2014 by Elizabeth Storer, John Flicker, Peter Storer, Jr.

How does a family foundation with no defined mission, no staff, no structure and a family that was never brought into the fold pull itself together to fashion a high performing foundation in under 4 years? Hear the remarkable story and the lessons learned featuring the steps taken, professionals and organizations engaged, and the just plain hard work required to… Read More

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