Elizabeth Lieberman has an extensive background in the hospitality industry, and served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and Barceló Crestline from 2004 until retiring in 2006. She provided consulting services to Crestline Hotels during 2006 to 2008, and returned as Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel in 2009 until her retirement in 2012. As General Counsel at Crestline Hotels, she provided a hands-on approach to executive leadership and legal oversight of corporate, finance, owner relations and hotel operations matters. Prior to her appointment as General Counsel in 2004, she served as Associate General Counsel for Crestline Hotels and Barceló from 2002 to 2004, and Crestline Capital Corporation from 1998 to 2002, prior to its acquisition by Barceló. Ms. Lieberman was an Assistant General Counsel at Host Marriott Corporation (now Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.), heading up the law department’s asset management division, from 1995 until the spin-off of Crestline Capital Corporation by Host Marriott Corporation in 1998. Before joining Host Marriott Corporation, she served as attorney on the hotel acquisitions/development and hotel operations legal teams at Marriott Corporation (now Marriott International, Inc.) from 1988 to 1995. Prior to joining Marriott Corporation, Ms. Lieberman worked at the Washington D.C. law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton from 1985 to 1988. Ms. Lieberman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska, and a Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.