Liza Bowles - General Manager
Liza K. Bowles is the Executive Director of Newport Partners. Ms. Bowles has led the development of Newport Partners since its founding in 2002. Under her leadership, Newport Partners has grown substantially in revenue, staff, and diversity of clients. Newport Partners was recently recognized by Inc Magazine as one of America’s fastest growing companies. In 2005, Ms. Bowles set up a sister company, Newport Ventures, located in Schenectady, NY to serve the expanding market in the Northeast for energy efficiency.
Ms. Bowles has substantial experience as a speaker and author of numerous publications. She has served on numerous committees and boards including the National Institute of Building Science, the U. S. City Design Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the Home Builders Care Foundation. Previous employment includes: President of the NAHB Research Center from 1991 to 2002, Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD and Staff to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Mary Washington College and a Masters in Urban Affairs from VA Tech.