Elizabeth TrenaryBoard of Trustees

    Elizabeth Trenary is a business law associate at Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein in Charlotte, North Carolina. She provides corporate counseling and advises public and private entities regarding all aspects of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers, asset purchases, stock purchases, securities offerings, debt issuances, and governance issues. Her clients include domestic and multinational clients in a variety of industries, including advanced manufacturing, banking, energy, technology, automotive, hospitality, and education. Elizabeth is also active in the developing field of vehicle telematics. She is admitted to practice in all courts of general jurisdiction in North Carolina and the U.S. District Court of the Western District of North Carolina. Prior to joining Parker Poe, Elizabeth was a judicial intern for the Supreme Court of North Carolina for Associate Justice Barbara Jackson and an intern to United States Senator Richard Burr. She was also a member of the United States delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Yokohama, Japan. Elizabeth is a graduate of Furman University, where she was actively involved in Delta Gamma. She served as the Commencement Speaker for the Class of 2011. Following, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, where she served foster children in the Children and Youth Clinic and wrote extensively on veteran affairs.  Elizabeth previously developed several community projects, including Eye Love Art, which promoted the work of young, blind artists. She is also involved in several local and national non-profit organizations including United Way and Camp Corral. She serves as a pro-bono guardian ad litem attorney for foster children across the state of North Carolina. Elizabeth has been involved with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing for several years and was the winner of the 2013 Mossy Creek Invitational with her teammate and PHWFF Participant, Jessica Callihan.