- Pacific Northwest Agricultural Banking School
- Pacific Coast Banking School
- Leadership Walla Walla
- B. A., English Literature, Whitman College
With 30 years of banking and lending experience, Elizabeth has helped over 100 small and medium sized businesses meet their financial goals. Elizabeth specializes in commercial, agricultural and winery lending. She also works to identify cash management solutions for businesses.
Elizabeth’s love of gardening directly relates to her work with the wineries. The requirements for growing grape vines are comparable to the requirements for growing roses. The two plants are very similar. She uses this knowledge to help her better understand her clients’ businesses and the challenges they may face.
She is a member of the Columbia Regional Economic Development Trust, a board member of Shakespeare Uncork’d Walla Walla, and an advisor for the local Kappa Alpha Theta chapter at Whitman College. As an advocate for affordable housing, Elizabeth has been a Commissioner for the Walla Walla Housing Authority since 2009.