Liz has over seven years of experience in startup operations, venture capital and economic development. Liz joined Next Level Ventures in 2021 from Ag Ventures Alliance, an early-stage AgTech investment firm, where she led deal flow, due diligence and investments. Prior to Ag Ventures, Liz worked at VentureNet Iowa, 1839 Ventures and MicroVentures. Liz serves on the Board of 1 Million Cups Des Moines and is a member of FIN Capital, Iowa’s first angel network for women. She holds a BA in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa.