Elizabeth Caudill McClain

Elizabeth Caudill McClain

Dallas Economic Opportunity Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, Economic Opportunities Program

Managing Director, Higher Education & Workforce, Dallas Regional Chamber, Dallas, Texas

Elizabeth Caudill McClain currently serves as the Managing Director, Higher Education & Workforce at the Dallas Regional Chamber working with regional business, higher education institutions, and the Texas Legislature to improve the Talent Pipeline. She was a 2016-2017 Fellow in the ACCE National Fellowship for Education Attainment, a former class member of the Dallas Mayor’s Star Council and was appointed by former Dallas City Councilmember Rickey D. Callahan to serve on the Dallas Community Development Commission. Currently she serves on the boards of the CitySquare, a non-profit fighting the causes and effects of poverty, and Per Scholas DFW, a non-profit workforce development program focused on opening doors to transformative technology careers from underrepresented communities. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University and served a year in AmeriCorps VISTA at Northwestern University before earning her Masters of Education in Higher Education Public Policy at Southern Methodist University.

Elizabeth Caudill McClain is a member of the Dallas Economic Opportunity Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are 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.

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