Liz Sara has more than 30 years of experience in the DC area high-tech community as an entrepreneur, business leader and angel investor. Since founding Best Marketing LLC in 2001, she has consulted with more than 90 early stage and growth-stage tech companies on their go-to-market strategies, delivering increased revenue, market adoption and brand awareness. In 2018, she was appointed by the President as Chairman of the National Women’s Business Council, a federal agency that advocates for female founders. She is immediate past Board Chair of the Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship at U-MD where she is also an adjunct Marketing Professor at the Smith School of Business. She mentors startup CEOs at the leading incubators and accelerators in the Washington, DC area. She is a frequent author and conference speaker on topics related to entrepreneurship, startups and women in business.