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Liz DeBarros, DCBIA

Liz DeBarros-board photo_Resized.pngLiz DeBarros is the CEO at the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA) where she advances the economic, community, and civic impact of the DC real estate development industry and its leaders. Liz has over 18 years of public and private sector experience, adhering to financial stewardship while adding significant value to organizations through proactive stakeholder engagement and solution-focused public policy and administrative objectives and activities. She has extensive experience in government operations and business trade association management. Liz’s previous roles include Senior Advisor of DCBIA, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director at the District of Columbia Government Department of Employment Services, and Vice President of the Hotel Association of Washington, D.C. Liz serves on the Board of Directors of the Workforce Investment Council, D.C Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Council (YAAC) and is a member of the Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College and Master of Arts from Temple University. She resides in Kingman Park, Washington, DC in Ward 7.