Liz Bruce has 15+ years of experience across corporate communications and finance. She is currently the Head of Communications for Greycroft, a $2 billion venture capital firm, as well as a strategic communications advisor to senior leaders across a wide range of industries.
Liz started her career at Goldman Sachs in investment banking, advising consumer and retail clients on M&A and capital raises. In 2008, at the start of the Financial Crisis, Liz became the first Global Chief of Staff for Corporate Communications at Goldman Sachs, where she set up and led the External Reputation Management working team to coordinate senior leaders from the executive office, legal and compliance functions to quickly respond to issues and advise business leaders on reputationally sensitive business transactions. Liz also worked with the firm’s investor relations, risk, and finance teams on earnings and public announcements to ensure messaging was consistent and appropriate for all key stakeholders, including investors, analysts, media, employees, clients, and regulators.
In 2012, Liz co-founded Fitzroy Communications, where she advised clients across a wide range of industries on internal and external communications challenges. Fitzroy was acquired in 2017 by Teneo, a CEO advisory firm, where Liz was a Senior Managing Director and led the restructuring of a large consulting firm’s marketing department. In 2018, Liz left Teneo to advise companies on business strategy, stakeholder positioning, communications strategy, and operations. She was named the acting US Managing Director for M&C Saatchi Public Relations, the COO of Boudica, a digital community for professional women, and Head of Communications at Y2X Life Sciences, a non-toxic disinfection company. Liz holds degrees in computer science and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.