Elizabeth Brady joins Grand River Solutions, Inc. as a Solutions Specialist after nearly a decade of experience in higher education, sexual and interpersonal violence prevention, and victim advocacy. Prior to joining the team at Grand River Solutions, Elizabeth served as Interim Executive Director of the Advanced Research in Reducing the Impact of Violence in Higher Education (ARRIVE) Center at SUNY where she oversaw prevention education and response programming for SUNY and its national programs and raised more than $9 million in external funding for violence prevention and response programming.
During her tenure at The State University of New York, Elizabeth created SUNY SPECTRUM, the nation’s largest conference dedicated to violence prevention and response for LGBTQIA+ students and community members and was the Founding Director of SUNY’s Got Your Back, a program which provides comfort kits to victims and survivors of violence. Elizabeth was also a leader in standing up the SUNY Student Conduct Institute, which trains staff at public and private institutions of higher education on how to fairly and equitably investigate and adjudicate conduct violations and disclosures.
Elizabeth has also worked as a victim advocate and health educator. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Keep Families Giving Foundation where she works with next generation impact investors and philanthropists.
Elizabeth received her Master of Business Administration degree from Western Connecticut State University, her Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies/Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Human Services from The University of Scranton.