Elizabeth Chou is a Senior Advisor for New Markets Venture Partners. She joined New Markets in 2010 and was formerly a General Partner. She was a board director for Kickboard and LearnPlatform, and a board observer for APDSBetterLessonGalvanizePresenceLearningGraduation Alliance and previously for Questar AssessmentMoodleroomsThink Through Learning and Three Ring.

Prior to New Markets, Elizabeth was a Senior Associate at The Gladstone Companies, a family of public funds (NASDAQ: GLAD, GAIN, GOOD) providing private equity, debt and real estate financing based in McLean, VA. At Gladstone she invested in and managed equity control and mezzanine debt investments in middle market companies in specialty manufacturing and healthcare services. Prior to Gladstone, Elizabeth was an Account Executive with M&T Bank’s Middle Market Commercial and Industrial Lending Group in Philadelphia, PA.

Elizabeth graduated with Honors from Mount Holyoke College, with a major in Politics and received a MBA from Columbia Business School. Elizabeth lives in Connecticut with her husband and two young children.