Elizabeth Hope has a history of service and leadership as a career, in ministry and in the community. Her interest in serving began as a youth leader in the church. She carried that spirit into her career. After working a number of years in corporate America with such organizations as Triax International, Sears, The Coca-Cola USA, she made the switch to non-profit service and worked with the National Black MBA Association for over 13 years. She held a number of positions, including Director, Membership Services. She also incorporated volunteer work with a number of organizations, including being a CASA (court appointed advocate for abused children). Speaking to youth at CPS for career service days.
She is also a Distinguished Toastmaster and motivational speaker. She has had an opportunity to speak at various church functions and conferences on both local and national level with the Churches of God In Christ In Christ and non-denominational congregations. She has spoken as a motivational speaker at a number of corporate events, including American Heart Association, NBMBAA, The Coca-Cola Company, local community events to name a few. Currently, she is fulfilling her dream of paying it forward as a respite foster parent with SOS Children’s Villages of Illinois. Helping to keep sibling groups together as they transition though the DCFS system. She and her husband have one daughter, one granddaughter and a great grandson.