Elizabeth Kozak is a Macon, Georgia, native. After graduating from UGA, she attended Vanderbilt University for her masters in higher education and began her career there in admissions and financial aid. She returned to Athens in 2014 to work in development and alumni relations and pursue her PhD in higher education. In 2017, she joined UGA’s central development team and moved to Nashville, TN to grow the culture of philanthropy across Tennessee. She’s currently based in Nashville, works with donors across the region, and manages the regional remote team which has 5 team members based across the country.