Meet Our Staff

Lii Fitzgerald

Executive Coordinator

Joined IMA November 2021

Lii Fitzgerald is originally from Latvia, before moving to the United States, Florida she has worked as a graphic designer. After she moved to Fort Myers, FL Lii gained extensive experience as a freelance labor coordinator, and administrator working in a local Audio Visual company.
Lii speaks multiple languages – Latvian, Russian, English, and some Italian.
Currently, she is raising her two children and pursuing her dream carrier in Psychology. She is set to graduate from Florida SouthWestern State College in 2022 with plans to earn her bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2024.
When she is not working or studying Lii enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.
Lii is excited to be a part of the IMA family, by helping with the organization’s administrative needs, membership management, and marketing.


Elizabeth (Liz) Cross

Assistant Director for Publications and Communication

Joined IMA September 2020

Elizabeth Cross is an Education Sciences major at the University of Florida. She is in her last semester of undergraduate course work with plans to start graduate school for counseling psychology next fall. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She is currently taking online classes from home while hanging out with her two dogs: Luna and Lacy. Mentoring is something that Elizabeth has benefited from in her personal life. She looks forward to working with the International Mentoring Association and believe it will be a great learning and growth opportunity.


Abby Braun

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Joined IMA August 2020

The International Mentoring Association welcomes Abigail Braun as its new intern. Abigail will help promote the IMA’s mission via marketing, public relations, social media and other virtual projects. Abigail is a Marketing major/Biology minor and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha at the University of Florida Gulf Coast. Passionate about giving back to her community, she organizes, leads and participates in charity work on and around campus. Abigail believes mentors are essential to personal and professional success. She’ll develop crucial marketing, networking, public relations and communication skills in her new role. Abigail hopes to provide the IMA with as much value as she knows she’ll receive from the experience.