Liz Jayankura-Jones, CAE

Liz Jayankura-Jones, CAE
Chief Revenue Officer
Online Lenders Alliance

Liz Jayankura-Jones, CAE is an experienced strategist focused on leading diverse business operations to maximize resources and team performance. She joined the Online Lenders Alliance (OLA) in 2011 as the Marketing Manager and quickly rose to her current position as Chief Revenue Officer. Her responsibilities include directing finance, operations, human resources, membership, events, marketing, and board relations. Liz has been instrumental in leading the growth of every facet of OLA. As an advocate for consumers rights to access affordable credit, Liz served OLA members by enhancing membership benefits, growing the network of fintech companies through membership and events, and navigating OLA through challenging regulatory pressures.

During her time at OLA, Liz has led the organization to diversifying its revenue streams and establishing processes and procedures. Her leadership resulted in a 50% growth in the organization’s operating budget, 20% growth in its membership, doubling OLA’s staff, and increasing event revenue by more than 60%.

Prior to joining OLA, Liz specialized in communications and marketing and served multiple clients at Association Management Group, an association management company based in Virginia. At AMG, she served clients in the health and travel industries and led communications efforts for the World Airline Entertainment Association. Prior to AMG, Liz worked in in the agriculture community as Policy Specialist at US Wheat Associates and communications manager at American Forest and Paper Association.

With nearly two decades in association management, Liz has been a member of ASAE since 2003. She obtained ASAE’s Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential in 2018.

Liz received a master’s degree in public communication from American University and bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University.