EXECUTIVE PARTNER & CHIEF TALENT OFFICER
AmPhil Partner Liz Palla works with donors and nonprofit organizations around the country on projects including strategic assessment and planning, philanthropy advising, and giving program implementation. She also serves as the firm’s Chief Talent Officer, guiding staff recruitment and professional development strategies and nurturing company culture.
Before joining AmPhil, Liz served as senior program officer at the William E. Simon Foundation, where she helped review and make recommendations on funding proposals, evaluate organizational effectiveness, and maintain foundation operations. Previously, she worked at a nonprofit dedicated to supporting independent college newspapers on campuses around the country.
She graduated from Gonzaga University, where she studied foreign languages, literature, and philosophy. She and her husband live in California’s Bay Area and have five children.