Eliza Orleans, Manager, draws on eight years of experience in nonprofit management, with expertise in strategy, meeting design and facilitation, operations, and governance.
Eliza works cross-functionally in each of CFAR’s market areas, bringing curiosity, efficiency, and interdisciplinary thinking to each of her client engagements. An experienced writer and presenter, Eliza has spoken at the Family Firm Institute and Temple University. She also authored a case study for use at the Yale School of Management on leadership transition in the arts and cultural sector.
Prior to joining CFAR, she was Associate Managing Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, where her responsibilities included budgeting, contract negotiations, and scenario planning efforts.
Eliza serves on the board of the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia. She holds a BA in Theater Studies from Ithaca College and an MFA in Theater Management from the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University.