Elizabeth Brice is our Director of Advancement. She holds a Bachelor of Public Administration from the University of San Francisco, and studied International Relations at the American College of Switzerland where she worked in the Public Relations Office. She spent several years in finance at First Chicago Bank before moving to California and discovering Montessori. Elizabeth served as a Board Member at Montessori Children’s House in San Francisco, where she was previously their Auction Committee Chair for three consecutive years. She promoted peace education with Ursula Thrush at the Montessori Institute of San Francisco, and facilitated strategic giving via Donor Advised Funds as a Gifts and Grants Associate with RSF Social Finance. She joined VMS in 2002. Elizabeth serves on several committees including Development, Strategic Planning and Marketing.