Elizabeth was drawn to architecture because of a talent and love for drawing. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from the University of Notre Dame, where she received a classical architecture education that included sketching, drawing, and Beaux Arts watercolor presentation. Elizabeth began her career working on multi-family projects at a mid-size firm in Raleigh, NC and later in San Antonio, TX specializing in luxury custom residences and ranches. In 2010, she completed the ARE and became a Registered Architect in Texas. Before coming to TDG, she ran her own architectural illustration business, providing freelance watercolor renderings for various architecture firms, marketing firms, and publications.