A Woman Empowered: Elizabeth Timbol

Elizabeth Timbol is the visionary leader of ElTIGroup of Companies. She is married to Atty. Elaias T. Timbol has three children, Eliel, Elaine, and Elijah Timbol. She comes from a brood of 14 with 7 girls and 7 boys. She takes pride in her family; they are the source of her inspiration. 

She is a Graduate of BSC Legal Management from De La Salle University, where she was the Charter President of Ley La Salle and Master in Business Administration from Ateneo Graduate School of Business, where she became the President of Student Council and Alumni Association. She was chosen as one of the Hero Graduates.

Her contributions in the community especially during this global health crisis were recognized by various organizations where she was awarded:

  • Asia Leaders Awards, hailing her as the Woman of the Year for Countryside Development 2019 and 2021
  • Top 10 Recipient Hometown Heroes National Award
  • Rotary International Presidential Citation, Rotary District 3830 Governor’s and Leadership Excellence Award
  • A Very Special and Exceptional Leader Award Honored and given by her fellow rural bankers
    Mrs. Timbol is the first Kapampangan and 3rd lady President of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP)
    As Past President of RBAP, she devotedly shares her valuable strength and time to the Rural Banking Industry where she previously held the National Director and Treasurer positions. 
    As RBAP Foundation Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Guagua Rural Bank, Inc. (GRBank), she closely works with organizations that aim to support the Philippine economy especially the sectors in the countryside such as farmers and MSMEs and established the new generation of bankers age 40 and under. Mrs. Timbol is the epitome of a self-made banker rising through the ranks to the top in the organization. 

The past president of Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines is not just an award-winning entrepreneur but also we can consider her as a Philanthropist for her contributions to different organizations and communities. She formerly represented 429 rural banks with combined resources of P244 billion. The EVP of GR BANK. The bank is founded in 1954 by her late father Jose “Pitong” Carlos now has 25 branches in several cities and provinces. Liza holds the responsibility of making rural banking a relevant partner of government in battling the pandemic.


Rising Tigers Magazine goes to Asia’s Tiger Country Taiwan.

The Top Executives of a proudly Filipino-owned Magazine Rising Tigers went to one of Asia’s Tiger Countries, Taiwan.  According to the Corporate Finance Institute, Taiwan is one of the Four Asian Tigers that have steadily retained a high rate of economic growth since the 1960s, joining the ranks of the richest countries in the world. […]