Liz Houlihan, Lauren Cvengros, Elizabeth Hascher, Olivia Daniels


LIZ HOULIHAN, PRINCIPAL, has extensive fundraising experience in Chicago. Currently, as principal of LBH Chicago, she oversees the fundraising consulting and strategy for multiple political committees and non profits. Liz began her political career working for Obama for America in the 2008 election and on the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee. Before that she worked in education and has five years experience teaching in Illinois and California. Liz has a Master of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Psychology from George Washington University.


LAUREN CVENGROS, PROJECTS DIRECTOR, graduated from DePaul University in 2013 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Art Media and Design. As the Projects Director for LBH, Lauren spearheads fundraising strategy, event development and branding initiatives for State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, Vice Mayor Brendan Reilly, and Congresswoman Robin Kelly. Additionally, Lauren is active in the community as a board member for the Chicago Dance Institute, an arts education organization that provides dance classes to local elementary students. In her free time Lauren enjoys freelancing as a graphic designer, running the 606, and reading Obama’s book list.


OLIVIA DANIELS, PROJECT DIRECTOR, graduated from Williams College in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science. Before coming to LBH, she worked for a number of political campaigns and elected officials on both the local and national level, including Congresswoman Robin Kelly, New York City Council Member Ben Kallos, Obama For America, and Senator Elizabeth Warren’s 2012 campaign.

ELIZABETH HASCHER,  PROJECT DIRECTOR,  graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Political Science and Peace Studies. She has worked with a variety of campaigns and non-profits, including South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, L'Arche Spokane, and Downtown South Bend. During her time in college, Elizabeth also served as a Co-Chair of the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, an annual student-led academic conference which focuses on themes of justice and peacebuilding.