Elizabeth Rios de Machado
Biography at a Glance
Elizabeth Rios de Machado (MS Marketing 2016) was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Systems Engineer’s degree from the Universidad Metropolitana and an MBA from IESA in Caracas. In 1998, she got an MS Finance degree from the University of Denver. For the next 14 years, she worked in Caracas in several positions in the corporate finance area in companies including international banks, consulting firms and manufacturing companies. Her last position was held for more than 6 years as a Corporate Finance and Investor Relations Manager for a publicly traded company in Venezuela.
In 2014, she decided to move to Denver with her family to pursue an MS Marketing degree at the University of Denver in order to complement her career. In 2016, she obtained an MS Marketing degree from the University of Denver. During her program, she became particularly passionate about helping international students improve their experience at the school, the reason why she decided to join the AAB
Elizabeth currently resides in Highlands Ranch with her husband Ali and their three children Maria Emilia, Gustavo and Guillermo. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.