Liz Broekman

Liz has been the Director of the P.O.W.E.R. (Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs Realized) Program since October of 2017 and with Fidelity Bank for 4 years where she has grown the program to over 1000 members.  Liz is a native of Kenner, attended Ursuline Academy then LSU where she received a Bachelors of Science in Art Education.  

In her role as Director of P.O.W.E.R. she was an integral part of the first annual POWER Up! Women’s Leadership Conference in New Orleans, which in its inaugural year had a sold-out audience of over 550 women.  She also created and implemented the first POWER Plates (formerly POWER Palates) Campaign to recognize women in hospitality as well as raise funds for the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.

Liz is involved with many organizations in the community.  She has been a member of the American Business Women’s Association for 3 years and the VP of Programming as a board member for 2 years.  She was recognized as Protégé of the year for the ABWA in 2019 and was also the chapter’s nomination for Top Ten Women of the year.

Liz is also a member of the National Association of Women in Business Organization, the Junior League of New Orleans and Mid  South Women in Tourism.  She has served on the Ursuline Alumnae Association Board and was president in 2004-2005.  She is currently on the development committee for the Board of Trustees for the Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor.  She is also on the Steering  Committee for the Ursuline Academy Diversity Task Forcce. Liz was behind the scenes in helping Ursuline Academy develop their first Entrepreneur class for juniors and seniors and organized panel leaders to speak to the students.

In 2018, Liz was a member of the planning committee for the Loyola Women’s Leadership Academy which she then became a mentor for the first and second cohorts.

In her spare time, Liz is the wedding director for Holy Name of Jesus Church where she has enjoyed celebrating marriages with couples for the last 15 years.  Her favorite pastime is decorating shoes for the Krewe of Muses which she is also a member.