hails from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. While attending grade school in
the metro-Detroit suburb, she launched her career working for some of
the top boutiques and magazines in the region.
graduation from Birmingham Seaholm High School, Elizabeth went on to
study advanced communications in Rome and Mass Media in London through
Michigan State University. Throughout her studies and travels her
professional ambitions grew. Just days after graduation she packed her
bags and relocated to Los Angeles.
was intuitively connected to the rapidly developing new media
movement. While laying down her roots in California she focused on
coupling this movement with her knowledge and understanding of the
retail and fashion industries.
2009 renowned fashion stylist Rachel Zoe recruited Elizabeth to join
her team in developing and executing her digital media strategy.
played a key role in conceptualizing and managing Zoe's rapidly
expanding online presence, including her daily fashion and beauty
newsletter, The Zoe Report, as well as overseeing the brand's various social media platforms.
With a cultivated understanding of digital branding, a resume that also included work with Reebok, Texts From Last Night,
and top entertainment conglomerate, Creative Artists Agency, coupled with a May 2011 Oprah-style “ah-ha moment” that occurred deep in the jungles of Costa Rica - Elizabeth began actualizing her first entrepreneurial venture, ClosetRich.com.
realizing she herself was Closet Rich (i.e. the majority of her fiscal
worth was tied up in her wardrobe) and certain other
fashion-aficionados were facing the same dilemma, Elizabeth created a
chic online portal providing private clientele a trusted place to sell
their greatest fashion treasures. Launched in August 2011 to immediate
acclaim, Closet Rich has rapidly become THE online shopping destination
to discover pre-loved and vintage finds direct from the private closets
of fashion's most regarded insiders.Taking the traditional consignment model and turning it on its head, has brought Elizabeth onto the pages of Entrepreneur Magazine and into the closets of some of today’s most respected luminaries in fashion and entertainment.
addition to growing her own lucrative online company, Elizabeth
collaborates creatively with top established and emerging fashion brands
in Los Angeles including: Roseark, Penelope and Coco, Helena Quinn, and
Bones and Feathers Collective. Most recently she was named Chief Creative Adviser for luxury basics line, Cotton Citizen,
as well as being coined by LA Canvas Magazine "One of the Top LA
Creatives To Keep Your Eye On". In addition to this honor, Elizabeth
has been featured as a style expert on Huffington Post's Stylelist, Refinery 29, Lucky.com, and Glamour.com.