Project Manager & Economic Development Specialist
USC Center for Economic Development-AMP SoCal
Elizabeth “Libby” Williams has more than 25 years of economic development experience working in Southern California which includes among other things, over 10 years at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation with the Business Assistance Program. In 2007, Ms. Williams became the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Economy and Jobs Committee, a private-sector advisory board created by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to work with him on key issues of economic development and quality job creation in Los Angeles. Ms. Williams coordinated the committee’s activities to evaluate business attraction and retention efforts in Los Angeles and develop recommendations for action and improvement. Ms. Williams has a BA and an MPA from California State University at Long Beach and a Master in Leadership from the University of Southern California.