Dr. Liz Ross

Liz Ross is the Executive Director for the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center, hosted by Fort Lewis College (FLC).  Prior to joining the SBDC, she was the director of the MBA Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Director of Rural and Outreach for Alaska.  Her experience includes being the CEO and Chairman of the Board of an Alaska Native Corporation, working in the tax department of Ernst & Whinney, as well as numerous community volunteer work.

Ross first began her work for the Native American community while at the University of West Florida and continues to volunteer at Fort Lewis College as the mentor/advisor for the American Indian Business Leaders student organization.  Throughout the years, she has received several grants and awards for the benefit of the Native American/Alaska Native community.