After graduation, Liz became a bilingual early childhood teacher in Carpentersville. She made a career change and worked for 20 years in the telecommunication industry in various training roles. During this time she also earned her master’s in human resource management from DeVry University. In 2016, she joined Combined Insurance in Chicago as a bilingual sales trainer and is now the bilingual field sales leadership development manager.
As a student, Liz worked at Watterson Towers Deli, the Normal Public Library, Mitsubishi Motors, and as a Spanish tutor for local elementary schools all through Illinois State’s work-study program. Liz continues to educate in and outside of work as well as inspire students to become Redbirds. She is the president of the Latinx Alumni Network and attends many ISU recruiting and Homecoming events.
She currently serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' Homecoming, scholarship, DEI, and executive committees.