Liddy Romero is Managing Director and a Founding Member of WorkLab Innovations. She founded the Colorado-based organization, WorkLife Partnership, deploying the “Sustainable Workforce Model,” in 2009. Building on her education, as well as her small business and nonprofit experience, Liddy helps lead the national efforts to make this model accessible and effective throughout the U.S.
In the past seven years, Liddy has been a catalyst for change in the ways employers invest in their workforces to impact the bottom line and improve employee engagement and worker economic opportunities.
She has 14 years of experience working with government entities, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors. Liddy serves as an executive member of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, was an Aspen Institute Sector Skills Academy Marano Fellow, and currently sits on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Community Development Advisory Council.
Liddy received an ROI Certification from the ROI Institute in May 2017. Liddy holds a double Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in Centennial, Colorado, with her spouse and three children.
Liddy Romero is also a member of the Sector Skills Academy Class of 2012. To learn more, visit sectorskillsacademy.org.
The Job Quality Fellowship is part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.
Bio updated September 2017.