Meet Our Leadership Team

Liza Rodewald

Liza Rodewald

Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Instant Teams | Twelve Million Plus

Liza is an entrepreneur and software engineer with more than 20 years of technical experience and has built multimillion-dollar enterprise software for the government and healthcare industry. In 2016, Liza founded Instant Teams with Erica McMannes. Together, they created a talent marketplace that uses innovative technology, career development, and a focus on skills-based hiring to create employment solutions for companies and remote careers for military and veteran spouses.

Liza has raised more than $15M in Venture Capital funding, most of which was secured virtually. Instant Teams has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, RemoteTech Breakthrough, Blue Star Families, and Hiring our Heroes. In 2022, Instant Teams made the Inc. 5000 List as No. 208 overall, No. 13 in the HR Industry, No. 9 in North Carolina.

Prior to starting Instant Teams, Liza founded LMS Software and served as the CTO until 2017. Liza graduated with honors with a degree in Computer Science from the University of South Alabama. She is in the top 3% of graduates from the Founder Institute, and is an alumna of Patriot Boot Camp as well as the Blue Startups Accelerator, where Instant Teams was named a Top 25 “ShEO” company. Liza is a published Forbes author, a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, NationSwell, and serves as a mentor for female entrepreneurs.