Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, EverSafe
Liz Loewy is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at EverSafe, a technology platform that monitors the financial health of older adults and family members for fraud, identity theft, and age-related issues. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Albany Law School, Liz was a prosecutor in the New York CountyDistrict Attorney’s Office under District Attorneys Robert M. Morgenthau and then Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. before joining EverSafe in 2014. In the DA’s office, she oversaw the Domestic Violence Unit before spearheading the development of the Office’s first Elder Abuse Unit, where she oversaw 16 attorneys who prosecuted approximately 800 elder abuse cases, annually.
In 2009, Ms. Loewy served as trial counsel in the high-profile trial involving the late philanthropist, Brooke Astor, against her only son, AnthonyMarshall, and his attorney, Francis Morrissey. The trial resulted in convictions as to both defendants.
Liz’s current position at EverSafe enables her to further her passion for helping seniors and caregivers by focusing on how fintech can prevent, identify, and resolve fraud in later life. She is currently EverSafe’s subject matter expert on the issue of elder exploitation and assists in the development and management of product and service offerings, marketing strategy, and system testing. She also serves as EverSafe’s liaison to partners including financial institutions, law firms, government agencies, and health and aging organizations.
Ms. Loewy participated in the country’s first National Policy Summit on Elder Abuse in Washington, DC in 2001 and was a speaker at the most recent White House Conference on Aging in July of 2015. She presented at the Milken Institute’s 2019 Global Conference, and has lectured on the subject of elder financial abuse at conferences in the US and Europe, including those hosted by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the North American Securities Administrators Association, the American Bankers Association, the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Ageing, the Association of Certified Anti-Money-Laundering Specialists, the National College of Probate Judges, the National Adult Protective Services Association, the American Bar Association, state bar associations, commercial financial institutions, and police departments and prosecutors’ offices across the US.
Liz is a recipient of the National Adult Protective Services’ Collaboration Award (2012) and Albany Law School’s Kate Stoneman Award (2013). She is the author of a book entitled “Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Legal Issues, Prevention, Prosecution,Social Service Advocacy” (Civic Research Institute) and serves on the boards of HelpAge USA and the Financial Exploitation Advisory Board of the National Adult Protective Services Association. She has been quoted in a number of periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Consumer Reports, Money, Kiplinger’s, The New York Times, and the New York Law Journal, and appeared on ABC’s 20/20, CNBC, ABC News, and NPR.