Elizabeth Rapuano is the Director of Communications for Grace Farms Foundation. To this role, she brings nearly two decades of experience in communications and marketing for non-profit and educational institutions. Before joining Grace Farms, Elizabeth was Assistant Dean for External Relations at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, where she oversaw all communications and development efforts, including a major rebranding of the school after receiving a milestone gift. Her passion for unique public spaces began on Governors Island, where she served as Director of Marketing and Communications for eight years. Under her leadership, annual visitation grew from 26,000 to nearly 600,000. Prior to Governors Island, Elizabeth was a communications manager and speechwriter at the Fund for Public Schools, the not-for-profit organization that raises private funds to support New York City’s public school students.
As the Director of Communications, Elizabeth is responsible for creating and executing a communications strategy that amplifies the Foundation’s brand and fosters public awareness of Grace Farms and its interdisciplinary initiatives.
Elizabeth holds a BA from Holy Cross and an MPA from Columbia University.