Liz Mair -  Former Guest Speaker at the Leadership Institute

Liz Mair is an online communications expert, new media adviser, political consultant and blogger, who writes principally about politics, with additional commentary on sports, travel and other assorted topics.

A libertarian Republican and Arsenal FC fan (go Gunners!), Liz served as Online Communications Director at the Republican National Committee during 2008, where she led an aggressive and groundbreaking online media outreach effort aimed at electing John McCain, Sarah Palin and Republicans across the country.

Liz now serves as Account Services Director at Hynes Communications, where she utilizes that experience, her extensive knowledge of the blogosphere, new media,  and politics generally and diverse array of media contacts to further the objectives of Hynes clients.

Liz was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, and lived in the United Kingdom for ten years.  There, she earned an MA in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews and attended law school, ultimately practicing corporate law in the City of London for three years.  Liz also holds a certificate in Political and Social Sciences from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Liz Mair