Liz Cathcart

Executive Director

Liz Frank is the Executive Director of Hostage US. Liz joined the founding executive director in January, 2016, prior to the launch of Hostage US and together, they stood up the organization. Liz previously held the role of Director of Programs and Operations overseeing the day-to-day operations of the non-profit and the programs that fulfilled the mission. Liz grew and developed the Family Support Program and enhanced the training of the team members who deliver direct support, grew strategic partnerships and expanded the services available for families. Liz continues to oversee the direct support delivered to families and former hostages.

Prior to joining Hostage US, Liz focused her career in the non-profit sector spending time Nepal as part of a post-earthquake rebuild team focused on rebuilding damaged homes and schools. Liz has traveled extensively both to learn and to work in new environments. Liz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from the University of Delaware.

“I am honored to play a part in supporting families through what is a horrific and terrifying experience. I am proud to stand alongside a passionate, distinguished and caring group of volunteers, staff, Board, Advisory Council and partners. Together, we deliver a vital service to American families with a loved one being held abroad.”