Cone Leadership

Finding a group of smart and inspired individuals who are motivated by solving client’s problems in innovative and exciting new ways is not easy. The passion for diving into each challenge is the common thread that runs through our entire company. If there is one thing we have learned, it's that agency culture should never be challenging.

Liz Gorman

Liz Gorman

Senior Vice President

Loves to identify, manage and communicate issues.  Built on solid roots from her study of political science at the University of Washington, Liz’s 20+-year career has focused on corporate social responsibility and reporting.  Yet, Liz’s skills as a strong communicator and passion for understanding and navigating corporate structure make her a must-have partner for Cone’s clients who are serious about their CSR work.  Her list of clients at Cone includes CVS Caremark, L’Oreal, Biogen Idec, eBay, Starbucks  and Johnson & Johnson. Adept at all facets of CSR, Liz also brings tremendous experience as a CR reporting guru.  With more than 10 years of experience producing compelling CR reports, she has led or consulted on more than 25 reporting projects including her very first for Starbucks 2001 CSR Report. In the mid-90s, Liz managed community affairs for retailer Eddie Bauer, drawing on her nonprofit and corporate background in PR and public affairs to help shape the company’s efforts in what was then and emerging space.  As the anchor of our Seattle office, Liz can be found shuttling between Boston and the rest of the country helping our clients realize the full potential of CSR.

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