Liz Deakin

Chief Marketing And Communications Officer at Paralyzed Veterans of America

Liz Deakin has a diverse range of work experiences in marketing and communications roles. Liz has held positions with various organizations, including the Paralyzed Veterans of America, where they served as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Liz was responsible for leading integrated brand-building MarCom campaigns and increasing revenue for the organization. Liz also held a Director of Communications role with the same company. Prior to that, Liz worked as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for the DoD Warrior Games, where they led marketing and communications efforts for the annual event. Liz also has experience with companies such as Booz Allen Hamilton, Sylvan Learning, ThinkFun, Mirixa Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Feld Entertainment, Capital One/PeopleFirst.com, and The Gable Group, where they held various marketing and communications roles. Throughout their career, Liz has demonstrated a strong ability to develop and execute strategic marketing plans, manage teams, and drive revenue growth.

Liz Deakin completed their Master of Science in Strategic Communications from Liberty University from 2022 to 2024. Prior to that, they received a Bachelor of Arts in English from George Mason University in 1995. Liz had previously pursued a Bachelor's degree in English from Roanoke College from 1988 to 1992. Liz completed their high school education at Newton High School from 1983 to 1987.

In addition to their degrees, Liz Deakin has obtained certifications in Inclusive Leadership from LinkedIn in May 2023 and Change Management Advanced Practitioner from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in January 2014. Liz is also a Certified Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute.


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  • Chief Marketing And Communications Officer

    July, 2022 - present

  • Director Of Communications

    September, 2018