Elizabeth Gousse Ballotte

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

“Our clients can depend on my support in streamlining operations and increasing productivity.”

Elizabeth Gousse Ballotte has more than 15 years of operational and organizational consulting and management experience. Liz specializes in developing and performing grant compliance reviews, new business initiatives, internal control reviews and M&A implementations. She has experience in federal grant compliance, benefits analysis, financial analysis and research.

Liz has experience working on federal grants including Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee. She also has worked on the Social Innovation Fund and conducted more than 200 site visits and 300 desk reviews throughout the country. In addition, Liz has served as a Whistleblower Administrator for higher education clients. Her engagements have required her to perform internal control reviews, operational assessments, Board of Director workshops and grant compliance monitoring on a national scale.

Liz is an active member of the consulting industry, combining the areas of private foundation compliance audits and management consulting. She assists clients in developing compliance programs that meet the demands of federal, state and local regulations and prevent theft and other forms of corruption.

Liz has had articles published in The NonProfit Times and the NonProfit PRO. She also has participated in leadership roles on executive forums, workshops and symposiums.

Professional Affiliations

  • Meals on Wheels
    • Board Development Chair
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society
    • Member


  • University of Rhode Island, Master of Science degree in Organizational Development
  • Smith College, Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology