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Elizabeth Fields

Chief Executive Officer

Father served in the Army during the Korean War

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Elizabeth Fields was recently appointed Chief Executive Officer at The Warrior Connection. Most recently, Elizabeth has been serving as President and Co-Founder of Jackson Fields Consulting, a firm that leverages 20+ years of nonprofit leadership experience to help organizations reorganize and scale effectively to ensure sustainable impact. Prior to Jackson Fields Consulting, she served as Chief Operating Officer at Gary Sinise Foundation, as well as held varies executive roles at leading nonprofits and academic institutions, including National Public Radio (NPR), the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management.

Throughout her career, Elizabeth has learned that passion is the most important trait of being happy and successful as a leader. Tapping into this passion has allowed Elizabeth to evaluate and build short-term and long-term strategic plans in multiple industries including nonprofit, higher education, public radio, and the military and veteran space. Creating collaborative environments, trusting people to do their jobs, empowering staff, giving credit where credit is due, and providing support and guidance are all values she takes to heart.

In her leisure time, Elizabeth enjoys surfing, baseball, cycling, and playing golf. She resides in Grapevine, TX with her husband, Brad and her two dogs Stanley and Denver. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at the University of Arizona. She also holds an Executive Certificate from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Giving back to our nation’s heroes is both a privilege and an honor for Elizabeth, whose father served in the Army during the Korean War.

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