Elizabeth Holmes is the Senior Vice President of IT Strategy & Global Business Services for Elavon, a leading global provider of merchant acquiring services and integrated payments processing.  With more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Elizabeth specializes in developing global sourcing partnerships, building high performance IT teams, optimizing the software development process and driving transformation through a metrics-driven approach. She is an advocate of leveraging partnerships and a vast professional network to accelerate the development and integration of new technologies and strategies. A native of Atlanta, Elizabeth is an active mentor and volunteer. She is involved with Women in Technology, Technology Association of Georgia and charitable organizations such as Junior Achievement, Girls, Inc. and Year Up, an organization that helps urban youth. She is Board President for Improve International, an organization dedicated to sustainability of clean water and sanitation projects worldwide.  Elizabeth has two sons and a graduate of Georgia Tech.