Elizabeth Warner is Managing Director & Chief Development Officer of Ploughshares Fund, where she provides oversight and administration of the foundation’s San Francisco headquarters, and helps ensure organizational alignment between the San Francisco and Washington, DC offices and across multiple departments. Liz works directly with the president and board of directors, and is responsible for leading the organization’s resource development efforts to advance the mission.
Liz’s inspiration for the mission is fueled by her commitment to leaving the world a better place, for her children and for generations to come, and by connecting with the many individuals who share this passion for creating a safe and secure future.
Elizabeth has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management and fundraising. Prior to joining Ploughshares Fund in 2012, Elizabeth served as the Major Gifts Officer at Paul Newman’s Camp Boggy Creek, a summer camp for children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. She held previous positions at Partners in Ending Hunger, Planned Parenthood, the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, and the University of Maine’s Tangelwood 4H Camp. Elizabeth has a degree in International Development from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s-level Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.