Elisabeth Tobia

Chief Executive Officer


Elisabeth Tobia has been EC3's CEO since 2010 and has been affiliated with EC3 as a parent since 2002, serving on its Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006. Lis has nearly three decades of leadership experience, managing projects and programs spanning the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. She specializes in communications and business process analysis.

Lis received her M.B.A. in strategic management from George Mason University, and her B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan. She successfully completed the Michigan Education Policy Fellowship Program and holds certificates in Child Care Administration and Nonprofit Management. Lis lives in Lansing with her three cats, and is occasionally visited by her daughter during college breaks.


I love EC3 and tell everyone about the center--especially if they are getting ready to start a family. The new directors are AWESOME! I love the whiteboard at the front office and the boards at each classroom door. 

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