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November 9

Liz Giel – Women’s Leadership Panelist


Liz Giel 

VP Strategy at Fast Horse and Co-Founder of The Coven MPLS


Q: What is your advice to working mothers?

A: Know you are setting a good example for your children. They’ll be encouraged by your accomplishments”


Who is Liz?

Liz has spent her career creating award-winning strategies for some of the most iconic brands in the world. Her passion for learning and creativity are put to good use at The Coven, a collaborative community space for women and non-binary individuals that she co-founded with three of her best friends, and local creative shop Fast Horse, where she holds the position of VP, Strategy. She thrives in entrepreneurial environments, and lives each day with the belief that empathy and imagination are critical business skills.

After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish, Liz went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Strategic Design and Management from tvhe Parsons School of Design in 2017 while working full-time, launching a business, and raising a special young man named Tommy. She has spent time at many of the Twin Cities’ most reputable creative agencies, including Fallon, Carmichael Lynch, and BBDO.

Liz lives for her family and rarely turns down a travel opportunity. As a fluent Spanish-speaker, she loves to visit Latin America with her husband, Gerd. You might find Liz biking around Minneapolis, or working her vocal chords at some of our finest karaoke establishments.


Please join us at this year’s Women’s Leadership Panel Wednesday, November 28th.