Assistant Administrator, Policy and Planning
Elisabeth ‘Lis’ Kann is the Assistant Administrator, Policy and Planning (OPP), for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). She is responsible for addressing TTB’s priority policy issues and overseeing TTB’s strategic planning and risk management efforts. Additionally, Lis manages TTB’s Offices of Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation and Analytics.
Prior to this position, Lis served as Chief of Staff and the Assistant Administrator, External Affairs, and as Special Assistant, Office of the Administrator. Before beginning her federal career as a Presidential Management Fellow at TTB, Lis was a litigation attorney in the New York office of Kaye Scholer LLP, where she specialized in complex commercial and securities fraud litigation.
Lis, a graduate of Dartmouth College, earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University and a Master in Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.