Elizabeth began her commercial real estate career as a broker in Washington, D.C. Since that time, she has worked at several banks focusing on commercial real estate, and is now at Bridge Bank, where she specializes in construction lending for projects ranging from $5MM to $70MM. She is past-president of CREW East Bay and is a board member of Rebuilding Together Oakland. She has B.A. from University of Virginia and an MA and PhD in American Studies, from University of New Mexico.