Elizabeth Riordan is currently the Director of Admission at Harvard-Westlake School. She has over 40 years of experience working in independent schools. During her tenure at Westlake School and Harvard-Westlake School, Elizabeth's range of experience included the positions of Academic Dean, Director of Financial Aid, and Photography and Visual Arts teacher. She currently serves on the boards of ERB, The Educational Records Bureau, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, and USA Ready Study. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Los Angeles Consortium of Secondary School Admission Directors and the Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs. Elizabeth graduated from The Bishop's School in La Jolla, California and holds a B.F.A. from UCLA. She is married to former Mayor Richard J. Riordan and has one daughter, Malia Gregory who is the Director of Communication at The John Thomas Dye School.