Capstone Community Action hires New Director of Community Economic Development

29 July 2019

Capstone Community Action announced that Elizabeth “Liz” Scharf was hired as the new community economic development director.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Yvonne Lory, Capstone Community Action
Phone: (802) 479-1053
Email:
ylory@capstonevt.org

 

Capstone Community Action hires New Director of Community Economic Development

 

(Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action announced that Elizabeth “Liz” Scharf was hired as the new community economic development director. As a member of Capstone’s leadership team, Liz will work to support and grow programs that advance economic security for low income Vermonters through financial coaching, asset building, micro-business and workforce development.

Liz has a background in the banking and credit union industry, and worked as Capstone’s savings and credit program coordinator as an AFCPE® Accredited Financial Counselor for the last five years. She brings a wealth of knowledge in personal finance and asset building to help Vermonters achieve economic well-being.

Sue Minter, executive director of Capstone Community Action stated “I am delighted to have Liz as part of our senior management team and leading the organization’s community economic development department. I know she will bring great talent and dedication to champion successful and innovative programs that grow Capstone’s impact throughout Central Vermont.”

Capstone Community Action was founded in 1965 and works to move Vermonters out of poverty and create economic opportunity and strong communities. Capstone’s programs include: emergency food, heat and housing assistance, financial empowerment and workforce development, child and family development programs in Early Head Start/Head Start, and weatherization. It provides over 16,000 services to central Vermonters through these programs each year. http://www.capstonevt.org.

 

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