is a graduate of Rhodes College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. For more than 15 years she has worked as a senior writer and editor for a fundraising consulting firm. Elizabeth studied tap, jazz and ballet in her hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee under the late Rosemary Norris and her daughter Mandy Norris Smith (who won the National Tap Dance Challenge associated with the movie “Tap,” starring Gregory Hines). She also studied under Nashville ballet mistress Albertine Maxwell. While at Rhodes, Elizabeth performed in Cabaret and Merrily We Roll Along.
She also sang with the Rhodes College Singers under the late Tony Garner and in a student-led madrigal group. Elizabeth and her husband, Greg, have one daughter, Kinner, a student at Loyola University New Orleans.