Areas of Expertise

Development, Major Gifts, Corporate Sponsorships, Communication (website and social media), Nonprofit Management, Event Planning

Liz Mizell  |  Consultant


Liz Mizell brings to Capacity Partners nearly a decade of experience working in event planning, operations, and fundraising with a variety of clients in health, education, and social service sectors. Liz served as Director of Corporate Sponsorships for Luke’s Wings and as Corporate Partnership Manager for United Way NCA. As a fundraiser and event coordinator, she worked at Mary Washington Hospital Foundation and Stafford Hospital Foundation; and successfully launched the grand opening of the first Freestanding Emergency and Outpatient Center. Liz went on to manage Doris Buffett’s day-to-day work and event planning for two of Buffett’s Google-sponsored foundations: The Sunshine Lady Foundation and its spin-off, Learning By Giving Foundation. In addition to her work for Capacity Partners she works part-time as Director of Development, Communications and Individual Giving at the Oak Hill Cemetery Historic Preservation Foundation.

Education & Certification

University of Alabama, BS, Family Financial Planning and Counseling
Richmond University, London, UK
Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education from BoardSource


National Society of Colonial Dames, Washington Yu Ying Charter School

Community Service

Liz currently serves with the Junior League of Washington and National Society of the Daughters of American Revolution, Liz has also served on the board of directors for the Tennessee State Society and as a grants panelist for United Way NCA’s Community Impact Grants.

Favorite Quote

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – E.E. Cummings